“To conflate the complex process of human development to a series of grades for a college entrance exam seems to me to be the most absurd reduction of the enterprise that you can imagine.”
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One of the most popular professors at Hardin-Simmons University joins us in a provocative and far-reaching interview about the applications of an education in economics. Dr. Hill discusses the “callousness” of the economist’s mindset, his lucrative side-hustle in real estate, and how he used John Kenneth Galbraith’s Theory of Conventional Wisdom to evict a drug-dealing tenant.
Sure, they’re teaching courses on cryptocurrency, but are any of these universities accepting tuition payments in Litecoin yet? Also: Great economic news for job and school shoppers.
“If we were to sacrifice free speech on college campuses, we would be subverting the core values and very purpose of a modern university.” Princeton’s Dr. Keith Whittington joins us for an interview to discuss his important new book, “Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech.”
Professor Matthew Hora, author of “Beyond the Skills Gap,” discusses the complexities of workforce development and his recommendations for reform in higher ed.
Today’s news includes tales of debt, divorce, bots, and success for the degree-not’s!
It’s a buyer’s market! In today’s news we learn how students and recent graduates enjoy unusually favorable conditions when it comes to school and job applications. And: what percentage of Americans think higher ed is heading in the wrong direction?
Charleston Southern University’s Professor Michael Shipe joins us to describe the study and applications of Kinesiology. He tells us about lucrative, high-demand career opportunities in health sciences, including cost/payoff details for those interested in training to become a Physician’s Assistant. He also offers tips on teaching, weight loss, and Apple stock!
Because we support better clarity, communication, and matchmaking in enrollment and other student-related decisions, Degree Or Not Degree is proud to help sponsor this year’s event. As far as we can tell, we’re the only blog that’s involved!
In our interview with Professor Warren Treadgold, he discusses the current crisis in higher ed and his ambitious proposal to develop a world-class, alternative, and more conservative institution.