Trouble in the Education "Business"

The University of Phoenix is having trouble (subscription) says The New York Times in an article titled “Troubles Grow for a University Built on Profits.”As if that should be a surprise. Many of us in education have been watching the growth of for-profit institutes of higher education with concern for quite some time. Our college … Continue reading Trouble in the Education "Business"


If you wish to be treated with kindness, support, and compassion, you could do worse than pass some time on the campuses of Portland Community College in Oregon. I spent the last few days there, giving three talks to the faculty on academic freedom (talks I will make available soon), and I flew back east … Continue reading Portland!!