The majority of college students now meet one or more of the characteristics of a nontraditional student, and yet the college experience is still built around the traditional student. Nicole Lynn Lewis of Generation Hope describes the specific
Jason Brennan is the Robert J. and Elizabeth Flanagan Family Professor of Strategy, Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Brennan explains why, in his view, higher education is system
Remedial college coursework has survived evidence of ineffectiveness, charges of racial inequity, and legislation that effectively abolishes it. Host Daniel Barwick interviews one of the country's leading experts on remediation, Dr. Katie Hern
Researcher Komi Frey of The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education explains why the last five years have seen a dramatic increase in attempts to censor and punish scholars for expressing their views.
Liz McMillen, longtime editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, explains how a substantial body of evidence suggests that female academics, who were already disproportionately burdened, have been hit especially hard by the pandemic.
Teresa Manning, Policy Director for the National Association of Scholars, argues that the qualified immunity that public college administrators enjoy when making decisions about student constitutional freedoms has resulted in a culture that lac
Host Daniel Barwick interviews authors Laura Hamilton and Kelly Nielsen, who argue that California has made decisions about UC that have impoverished campuses in a number of ways, limited access, and created segregation.
The 4th season of the Mortarboard begins with a bang...Dr. Daniel Barwick discusses the recent proposals for free community college, and examines a never-before-used threat to tenure at John Carroll University, in an interview with Inside Highe
According to Lumina Foundation, with enrollment dropping steadily and the majority of costs fixed, colleges and universities are currently spending $50B a year on space, services, and personnel they don't need, says Lumina CFO Brad Kelsheimer.
UNC-Chapel Hill's history professor Jay Smith talks to host Daniel Barwick about how the university mismanaged its original COVID planning, and then mismanaged its responses to the resulting outbreaks.
Online education expert Joe Sallustio explains to host Daniel Barwick that the pandemic will only accelerate the demolition of the theoretical, psychological, and practical barriers to online education.