Solutions to Student Debt Must Include For-Profit Schools

February 5, 2014 | Blog, News

With permission, I am posting the testimony of David C. Dies, executive secretary of the Educational Approval Board, delivered today…

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Three Radical Ideas for Improving (not Reforming) Higher Education

September 20, 2013 | Blog

While watching the annual Gates Postsecondary Education Convening from afar via twitter, I am struck by the apparent absence of…

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Lessons for Higher Ed from Health Care

August 4, 2013 | Blog

The New York Times has been running a terrific series helping to illustrate why costs of healthcare in this country…

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Will the Campuses Crumble? A Dream of the Future involving Detroit, Mad Men, and Samuel Clemens

July 16, 2013 | Blog

This post is authored by R. Thomas, a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. There’s a lot of talk these…

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Time to Make College Loans Dischargeable

July 11, 2013 | Blog

This post has been revised following excellent additional information provided by Zakiya Smith of the Lumina Foundation and Rachel Fishman…

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"Pay It Forward" or "Pay It Yourself?"

July 8, 2013 | Blog

The evidence is clear: the current system of financing postsecondary education in America fails to match the desire of its…

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Recruiting in Classrooms???

February 19, 2013 | Blog

The Answer Sheetover at the Washington Post recently ran an editorial by a professor at Fordham University about his reasons…

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Scott Walker’s Latest Agenda for Wisconsin Higher Education

November 19, 2012 | Blog

With a headline like that, I bet you’re assuming this is going to be one scathing post! The last time…

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I Want YOU to Take My Class!

October 29, 2012 | Blog
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A New Walker Report on Wisconsin Higher Education

August 22, 2012 | Blog

Don’t you just love last-minute breaking news when you’re trying to head out the door on vacation? Come on…..!  THIS…

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