By Reaghan Waites, Civitas Intern Long seen as America’s launching pad for success, high school students clamor at the doorstep of collegiate institutions hoping for a piece of ... Keep Reading
City Journal on ‘What’s Happened to the University?’
City Journal's 10 Blocks podcast has an interesting discussion on the causes of hostility to free speech today on many college campuses. The short answer is there are of course ... Keep Reading
Political Correctness on Steroids in “Modern Educayshun”
A video by Neel Kolhatkar, an Australian comedian/actor/social media extraordinaire (+4), does a fantastic job lampooning modern-day education. Social Justice Warrior students ... Keep Reading
Shelve Hillary Clinton’s debt-free tuition plan
Hillary Clinton’s $350 billion dollar proposal to make college debt-free for students is intended to get the candidate attention. It's also intended to help her keep ... Keep Reading
Looking to compare colleges? Try CollegeMeasures.org.
A tip of the hat to CollegeMeasures.org. It’s a new site that attempts to rank and compare about 1,500 private public and private for profit colleges in seven performance areas ... Keep Reading
The cost of UNC building boom
A recent N&O article that divulged the growing backlog of UNC deferred maintenance and renovation projects has campus officials saying all the right things. UNC President ... Keep Reading
Higher tuition for international students? And, that other issue.
In an effort to find additional revenue for the cash-strapped UNC system, UNC Board of Governor’s member and former State Representative, Bill Dautridge wants international ... Keep Reading
Hate that tuition bill? Blame the increase on administration.
If you think American universities are top heavy with administrators you’re not alone. Last week the Arizona- based Goldwater Institute released, Administrative Bloat at American ... Keep Reading
Last days for UNC tuition cap?
Should the UNC lift its four-year old tuition cap? That's the question UNC officials are hoping to decide by the end of the year. When tuition fails to reflect an institution's ... Keep Reading
Before you write that fat check for tuition. . .
If in the next few months you find yourself fretting over those fall college visits with your high school son or daughter -- mostly because you don't really know which ... Keep Reading