Across the country, an untouchable caste of administrators is bent on plundering our institutions of higher education, grabbing every penny while everyone else involved in the institution looks on in despair. The gen… Learn more.
So I’m looking at a typical institution of higher education, this one passing itself off as an art school, the Academy of Art University (AAU). Alas, higher education has fallen so far that “typical school” mea… Learn more.
A recent Forbes article decides to have an easy day: it shreds the shenanigans going on at an art school. It does a good job, but, as is so often the case, misses some important details which explain how the atrocities… Learn more.
Inside Higher Ed has since its creation some years ago earned a largely justified reputation as a site more hospitable to views outside of the educational establishment and, in particular, views reflecting faculty experi… Learn more.
Across the country, many of our institutions of higher education are in full-pillage mode. Legitimate students are being lured in, sold bogus coursework in giant lecture halls, and spit out six years later, deep in d… Learn more.
The recent decision by the Board of Trustees to close Sweet Briar College raises an important question. Is there a better way to coordinate the findings of ratings groups to assist colleges and universities going forwar… Learn more.
It’s so hard not to point at the many failings of accreditation when looking at higher education today. Once again, I’m going to point out more of the madness, and I’ll try to refrain from discussing how if accredi… Learn more.
The UNC “paper courses” scandal ran for 18 years, despite years of complaints from faculty and whistleblowers about the fraud. UNC administration maintains the fraud they were committing was only due to a rogue f… Learn more.
So I’m looking over a report detailing why accreditation is a joke. It has many things right, but I feel the need to clarify a few things, especially when the report tries to say that accreditation is a barrier to … Learn more.
The Federal student loan scam program only disburses funds to accredited schools of higher education. The reason this is so is due to the Higher Education Act (HEA), which specifies that accreditation, and only accre… Learn more.