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Will public universities begin going private?

The New York Times has an interesting piece this morning on America’s top tier public universities and how they’re evolving in today’s economic climate, as costs continue to rise, and as state legislatures continue to slash support. There’s an extensive mention of the University of Michigan, but, before we get to that, here’s a clip […]

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The future of higher education in America

Mark C. Taylor, the chair of the religion department at Columbia, had an interesting editorial in the New York Times yesterday on what he perceives as the need to completely remake higher education in the United States. Among other things, he suggested that we jettison the concept of tenure, and completely restructure our graduate degree […]

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