Explore the debate and science of Value of College Degree.

July 7, 2020

More Skills, Fewer Degrees for Gov. Jobs

David Acevedo

President Trump has unveiled a new executive order designed to prioritize job skills over degrees in Federal hiring—good news for the two-thirds of Americans without a college diploma.

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April 14, 2020

Are American Universities Becoming Multinational Institutions?

David Randall

American universities should always serve American interests—not serve as a machine to employ compradors and promote acquiescent collaborators to foreign strip-mining of America.

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March 30, 2020

Coronavirus and Tuition Refunds: What are Students Really Paying For?

David Welch

Students are demanding tuition refunds, but university administrators argue that students are still receiving their degree value. Which is it? 

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June 7, 2018

Defending a Debased Version of the Liberal Arts

Peter Wood

The AAUP and AAC&U issue statement in support of a hollowed liberal arts.

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June 10, 2016

Students Are Not Customers

Peter Wood

Peter Wood argues that higher education entails a hierarchical relationship between students who seeks knowledge and others who teach knowledge, as opposed to a consumer relationship.

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July 1, 2015

Wharton School Professor's Book Supports Case that College Has Been Oversold

George Leef

In his new book, Peter Cappelli argues that college is not always a good investment.

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February 25, 2015

The Value of College Degrees Is No More Settled than Is Global Warming

George Leef

George Leef writes for the John William Pope Center on why recent job data does not prove that higher education is a "good investment."

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November 26, 2014

Welcome to My World

Jason Fertig

Jason Fertig writes on his first three months in the position of Faculty Senate Chair, where he has straddled the awkward fence between administration and faculty. 

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October 9, 2014

Peter Wood on Bias in American Universities

Peter Wood

The College Fix posted an article, drawing heavily on an interview with Peter Wood.

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