Time and again I’ve claimed that much of what goes on in our higher education system is fraudulent. I concede that this is just a blog, and I encourage the gentle reader to read all things online with some level of… Learn more.
The academic fraud at UNC was intergenerational: it went on long enough that a participant in the early days of the fraud could see his child grow up, come to this university, and also participate in the fraud. In… Learn more.
I’ve written about Trump University before, and it appears I was wrong, at least a little. I thought the amounts involved were only a few million (and thus nothing compared to the hundreds of millions in Clinton’s … Learn more.
I focus on the huge academic/education fraud in higher education because this is the most important: we have 20 million college students, and the data is very strong that more than half of them are being ripped off. Mo… Learn more.
Me, at graduation: “Hey, did you pass that graduating student?” Faculty: “Nope.” Me: “Weird. I know she failed my class. You and I are the only ones teaching the course she needs to pass. How did she … Learn more.
So, I’m looking at yet another scandal in higher education, a rather piffling one, really: administration got caught taking a second bribe to let a student on campus. The scandals surrounding the scandal are intere… Learn more.
[caption id="attachment_29075" align="aligncenter" width="680"] BESTIES: The Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education, a group of Longhorn insiders established to maintain the status quo at the University of Te… Learn more.
A colleague of mine once asked me a rhetorical question. “What kind of magic does it take for college athletes, especially those from very disadvantaged educational backgrounds, to remain eligible when they must sp… Learn more.