What are the futures of Higher Education?

This article explains one possible avenue.  Quotes I found interesting are:

“The business models implicit in higher-ed are broken.  Public institutions will not see increasing state funding and private colleges will not see ever-rising tuition.”

“[The] solution [is] to tackle what colleges [are] doing poorly: graduating students.  Half the students who enroll in post-secondary education never get a degree but still accumulate debt. The low completion rate can be blamed partly on the fact that college is still designed for 18-year-olds who are signing up for an immersive, four-year experience replete with football games and beer-drinking. But those traditional students make up only 20 percent of the post-secondary population. The vast majority are working adults, many with families, whose lives rarely align with an academic timetable.”

About Taylor Halverson

I love learning. I love connecting. I love interdisciplinarity.
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