Sunday, March 05, 2006

Tightly Wound

Tightly Wound: "Tuition costs keep rising at a higher rate than salaries. We've got kids coming out of school with more debt load than I have with a mortgage and a family. It seems pretty natural for folks to start questioning the value of college education, and to start paying attention to what, exactly, these tenured 'untouchables' are doing in their classrooms.

Academics should be worried, and not about David Horowitz, because it seems to me that--fair or not--we're heading toward a place where 'learning for its own sake,' no longer justifies the expense, and the consequences will be dire indeed--and not just for the academics."

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