Richard Arum

New Study:  College May Not Be Worth it for Some Students

New Study: College May Not Be Worth it for Some Students

Yet another report on how colleges are failing our students?   This one is from research conducted for the book Aspiring Adults Adrift:  Tentative Transitions of  College Graduates by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa as reported in the Chronicle of Higher Education: The authors followed more than 1,600 students through their senior year at 25 four-year […]

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The latest Jeremiad About Higher Education

The latest Jeremiad About Higher Education

There is another new book out lamenting the deterioration of our nation’s system of higher education:  Academically Adrift compiles the research of authors Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, documenting the inability of many students to improve their intellectual capabilities while in college.   (College-bashing is a big industry these days, so it’s always wise to take […]

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