Day: February 18, 2013

Let’s Require Courses in Western Civilization

From the National Association of Scholars’ 100 Great Ideas for Higher Education  *** Every American should know Western civilization, of which American culture and political institutions are an integral part. By Western civilization I mean the constellation of ideas, political arrangements, ethical precepts, and ways of organizing society and the economy that are traceable to […]

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Why Business Schools Are Being More Careful

Business schools and their students are confronting an unpleasant truth that law schools and their students had to learn some time ago: their degrees are not the tickets to automatic success they once seemed to be. Unlike law schools, however, business schools are actually dealing with the problem. A recent WSJ piece reports that starting salaries for recent MBA grads […]

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