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Higher education is ailing. It hasn’t been destroyed – yet.

Over the past week a discussion about the future of American higher education has unfolded across the web. Things began with the publication of new enrollment data.  I commented on this, and Josh Kim responded, as did commentators on his column.  … Continue reading

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“Here’s How Higher Education Dies”: I am interviewed in the Atlantic

This week I returned to the Atlantic Monthly, courtesy of an interview with the staggeringly metal headline: Here’s How Higher Education Dies Many thanks to Adam Harris for good questions and much patience.  Adam focused on the question of peak … Continue reading

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Pushing back on peak higher ed: a discussion with Joshua Kim

Last week I reviewed the peak higher education idea twice.  First there was an update on the now six-year-running enrollment decline.  Next I reflected on my peak hypothesis in light of recent history and emerging factors. Around the same time … Continue reading

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American higher education enrollment declines again

The number of students enrolled in American colleges and universities declined this spring.  Recent data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC) depicts a gradually changing student body, with serious implications for post-secondary education. In spring 2015 American campuses … Continue reading

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