Monthly Archives: February 2011

Fixing Higher Education (12)

February 28, 2011 Today, Daniel deVise posts a contribution from Molly Corbett Broad, President of the American Council on Education (ACE), the umbrella organization that gathers together the diverse tribes and principalities of higher education.  Molly formerly headed the University … Continue reading

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Fixing Higher Education (11)

February 28, 2011 Yesterday, Daniel deVise of the Washington Post posted another submission –really another pair of submissions — in his fixing higher education series on the College Inc. blog. One submission comes from Steve Glickman, Student Body President at … Continue reading

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Letter from New Zealand

February 27, 2011 We have an off-campus study group in New Zealand this semester.  They were in Christchurch when the earthquake hit.  Below is a letter just in from our Program leaders, Jay and Marcie Roberts.  Jay is Associate Professor … Continue reading

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Could we end merit aid?

February 27, 2011 A friend who is also an Earlham trustee writes:  “Would higher education lobby against such a proposal? Could we (like-minded folk) make this happen?”  He’s referring to my proposal in the “Fixing Higher Education” series to “create … Continue reading

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Fixing Higher Education (10)

February 26, 2011 James Brennan, Catholic University’s Provost, is next up in the “Fixing Higher Education” series from the Dan de Vise of the Washington Post. Brennan addresses two problems.  His first advice is to “stick to quality.”  He rails … Continue reading

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College Costs Aren’t the Main Problem

February 25, 2011 That’s the title of a post today by David Leonhardt on the New York Times’s Economix blog.  He’s been blogging on the subject of college costs for the past week, and today he adds his own thoughts. … Continue reading

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Fixing Higher Education (9)

February 25, 2010 Next up in Daniel deVise’s series on “Fixing Higher Education” on his College, Inc. blog is a contribution from Jamie Merisotis, CEO of the Lumina Foundation. He sets a new record for problems addressed/solutions offered with twelve.  … Continue reading

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