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  • Higher education suffers from Baumol’s disease—the tendency of costs to soar in labour-intensive sectors with stagnant productivity. Whereas the prices of cars, computers and much else have fallen dramatically, universities, protected by public-sector funding and the premium employers place on degrees, have been able to charge ever more for the same service. For two decades the cost of going to college in America has risen by 1.6...
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  • In a recent presentation, DeVry CEO Daniel Hamburger said that turning around DeVry University is his top priority. What happened, and what changes are in the works?
  • Pauldine: Enrollments across all higher education are soft, and we're no exception. There was a correction that started around 2011. We're probably in the third or fourth inning or our turnaround. We've made considerable investment in hiring full-time...
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  • Elite schools like to boast that they teach their students how to think, but all they mean is that they train them in the analytic and rhetorical skills that are necessary for success in business and the professions. Everything is technocratic—the development of expertise—and everything is ultimately justified in technocratic terms.
  • Experience itself has been reduced to instrumental function, via the college essay. kids...
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  • Anthem College has several hundred students split between two area campuses in St. Louis area, one in Maryland Heights another in Fenton. Students say they got word last week after an email was sent out. Some say they worry their credits may be lost, others say they have complete faith in Anthem.
  • "I think they will get it done no matter what, they have our best interests at heart as students so that's their number one goal...

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  • [The Senate Appropriations Committee] approved a provision, pushed by Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, a Democrat, that would place a new restriction on some of the federal military benefits that are used at for-profit colleges. Durbin's language would change the so-called "90/10 rule" that caps for-profit colleges' receipt of grants and loans administered by the Education Department at 90 percent of their annual revenue....