The ending of overt racial preferences in college admissions is overdue.
University presidents aren’t corporate executives. If higher education wishes to maintain its privileged position in American society, it needs to contain its spending. A good place to start is at the top.
The federal government can do more for our college attendees by doing less, not more.
Why are Americans working less? While there are a number of factors, the phenomenon is due mainly to a variety of public policies that have reduced the incentives to be employed.
Students, their parents and even university officials give a lot of attention to rankings for a simple reason: they crave information on the quality of colleges.
Potentially a half-trillion dollars a year in added revenues will be used to reduce the $8 trillion to $10 trillion deficits in the coming decade.
Scholars, education leaders, and rankings experts will explore the history and practical implications of university performance assessment at this conference.
If President Obama gets his way, history may repeat itself.
The college athletes who entertain us receive a very small percentage of what they would have earned if they sold their services in a competitive market.