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Even in a relatively good economy, college after college is seeking to turn their institutions into a vo-tech program and eliminate the liberal arts and, in some cases, the social scientists. The latest is the University of Tulsa, which at one time and not that long ago, actually had a really great History department. In […]
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The University of Akron’s nickname is the Zips. And “zip” describes the quality of education at the school under its administration’s grand new “ideas.” The University of Akron will phase out 80 degree programs, about 20 percent of what it now offers, in part, to save money for the future, the university announced on Wednesday. […]
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Rand Paul truly is a libertarian hero we should admire: Senator Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, last week introduced legislation that has captured the attention of science groups. Paul’s bill would require the addition of two people who are not experts in the subject matter under consideration in every federal peer-review panel. One of the […]
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Purdue Chases the Cash

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On April 27, 2017
Wow. Purdue University said Thursday it has acquired for-profit Kaplan University to extend its reach into online and adult education, an unusual move for a public institution. “None of us knows how fast or in what direction online higher education will evolve, but we know its role will grow, and we intend that Purdue be […]
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