Author: Jay Schalin

Jay Schalin researches and writes about higher education policy for the Pope Center.

Will Duke President Address Latest Scandal?

Cross-posted from See Thru Edu There is some sort of poetic justice or perfect symmetry in the recent discovery that a Duke University student is paying her tuition by working as a porn star. There are certainly schools with more Bacchanalian social structures than Duke; many of its students are quite serious about their educations […]

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Seeking a Sensible Middle on Creative Destruction in Higher Ed

Cross-posted from See Thru Edu.  I often try to temper my colleagues’ enthusiasm for the coming wave of “creative destruction” that is about to hit higher education. Certainly there are going to be big changes, but there are also key aspects of higher education that prove resistant to change. This is especially true about online […]

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