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Online learning will make college cheaper. It will also make it better

Everyone would like a solution to the problem of rising college costs. While students worry that they cannot afford a college education, U.S. colleges and universities know they cannot really afford to educate them either. 1,270 more words

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The Class of 2025

Reports on what supposedly educated Americans know—and more sensationally, don’t know—come along fairly regularly, each more depressing than the last.

A survey of recent college graduates commissioned by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni and conducted by GfK Roper last year found that barely half knew that the U.S. 2,265 more words

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Reinventing Our Universities in the 21st Century

Is the modern university able to change? A panel, moderated by Nick Lemann, discusses the transformation of higher education in the 21st century at the 2013 TIME Summit on Higher Education

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Workers vs. Thinkers: Should Universities Be Training or Researching?

Should universities focus on training workers for the next decade or curing diseases for the next century? At TIME’s Education Summit panel on the View from Outside Academe on Friday, governors, soldiers and CEOs weighed in on the best way universities can prepare for the… 701 more words

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How To Govern Universities in the 21st Century

A panel discussion moderated by Tufts University President Lawrence Bacow, on how to effectively govern universities at the 2013 TIME Summit on Higher Education.

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Shaping The Future of Higher Education in America

TIME’s Rana Foroohar discusses the next generation of students and faculty with John Degioia, Peter McPherson and Hunter Rawlings at 2013 TIME Summit on Higher Education

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The Power of the Sloppy Mind

If you’re looking for someone to solve a problem, pick the most disorderly thinker in the room. The slightly sloppy mind is also the very elastic mind—the one that rounds corners, hedges conclusions and can adapt to a changing set of premises. 797 more words

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