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A capital visit to Albany, and the University at Albany

Last week, thanks to an invitation from Kevin Kinser, I had the chance to visit with students and professors at the University of Albany. It was especially fun for me because usually, I’m the one interviewing Kevin — about for-profit colleges. But this time, he had me on the hot seat, with more than 60 folks in attendance — as we chatted about the themes and issues in the book.
It …

  • Posted: April 8, 2015
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Reviews and Reactions

In addition to some very nice notes I’ve received about American Higher Education in Crisis? What Everyone Needs to Know — from both sources and strangers –there have also been a few folks who have been kind enough to read the book and write reviews. one of them is Robert Kelchen, who graciously describes me as having “a well-deserved reputation as perhaps the best higher education journalist out there,” (I …

  • Posted: December 13, 2014
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Buzz

It’s been a gratifying few weeks.  In November, American Higher Education in Crisis? What Everyone Needs to Know, made The Washington Post bestsellers list for paperback non fiction. And this month, an-op I wrote was published in The New York Times:  “Blowing off class? We know.”   It’s a piece about the use of big data in higher ed –an idea I discuss …

  • Posted: December 8, 2014
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