The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that colleges are struggling to engage their alumni in giving campaigns.
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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation
When your job is to observe the world of higher education, you tend to spend an inordinate amount of time scratching your head and asking, “How in the heck did that person get that job?” Time after time, top administrators seem to be overmatched by the tiniest problems that occur on their watch,
Top college administrators have a difficult job. They have to pay lip service to ideals they are supposed to care about, while they do the opposite, acting in ways that conflict with those ideals. One example is academic standards.
"Grade inflation and what it says about our culture"
By Kyle Scott
The recent dustup between University of Houston Chancellor Renu Khator and Texas Senator John Whitmire over the school’s proposed requirement that, with some exceptions, all freshmen would be required to live on campus, poses some interesting questions about the role of the University and its as
"My Bachelor's Degree Means Nothing"
By Steve Patterson
Recently, George Leef took to the virtual pages of SeeThruEdu.com to argue that the sticky situation of Professor Stephen Salaita should “be treated as an ordinary contract case,” not a First Amendment issue.
Colleges and universities continue to struggle with how to respond to online learning and other technology-based challenges to the “sage on a stage” model of education. But they are still reluctant to imagine fundamentally different business models. That’s very unwise.