Tag: higher education
In steep decline: Body blows to America’s vaunted, quality higher education
Once the world’s best, U.S. higher education staggers, with no easy fixes.
Charles Koch ramps up higher ed funding to fuel ‘talent pipeline’
"Charles Koch is doubling down on the multi-million dollar money dumps that buy him real control over professors."
Academic freedom at risk after decades of attacks and underfunding from...
We look at one of the consequences of this crisis: the growing threat to academic freedom with academic and author Henry Reichman.
This is how white privilege goes to college
The recent college cheating scandal surprises no one. The super-rich have long relied on “legacy admissions” to get them into their elite college of choice.
Cheating, bribes & lies: DOJ charges dozens of rich parents &...
Prosecutors have charged 33 parents, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin.
The fight for Hampshire College: How one school’s financial calamity exposes...
In January, Hampshire College President Miriam Nelson announced the board of trustees and senior administrators would seek to merge the school with a “strategic partner.”
Winners (and losers) in New York’s plan to make college free
The first-in-the-nation scholarship program would serve about 1.5 million full-time students. But there are downsides.
For-Profit Colleges Are Scandal Machines
This corrupt higher education "industry" ought to be put out of business.
Higher Education: Capitalism at Its Most Despicable
Public colleges have long been expected to benefit from academic research. But that all changed in 1980 with the Bayh-Dole Act. Now universities are more deeply entrenched in the capitalist world—a true degradation of higher education.
Scott Walker Cuts Higher-Ed Budget, Funds Corporate Welfare
Scott Walker claims he wants to be America's next president. But with a track record of slashing funding for higher education, busting unions and going after welfare recipients, is this what America really needs?
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