Higher Education

As US Schools Prioritize Diversity Over Merit, China Is Becoming the World’s STEM Leader

As US Schools Prioritize Diversity Over Merit, China Is Becoming the World’s STEM Leader

All three of us are mathematicians who came to the United States as young immigrants, having been attracted by the unmatched quality and openness of American universities. We came, as many others before and after, with nothing more than a good education and a strong desire to succeed. As David

Percy Deift, Svetlana Jitomirskaya, and Sergiu Klainerman
Percy Deift, Svetlana Jitomirskaya, and Sergiu Klainerman
academics
Higher Education Risks No Longer Being Worth It – Here’s How to Change Course

Higher Education Risks No Longer Being Worth It – Here’s How to Change Course

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a substantial decline in the demand for traditional four-year degrees, leading to a 16 percent and 43 percent decline in fall enrollment for freshman and international students, respectively. In fact, a recent survey found that over a third of prospective college students are reconsidering

Christos A. Makridis
Christos A. Makridis
Arizona State University
COVID-19 Has Exposed Critical Weaknesses in Global Higher Education

COVID-19 Has Exposed Critical Weaknesses in Global Higher Education

The traditional educational services sector in the United States, and world at large, was not prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, including institutions of higher education, leading to significant disruptions in learning outcomes and budgets. Notified at the last minute, many students found themselves having to pack up their bags and

Christos A. Makridis and Soula Parassidis
Christos A. Makridis and Soula Parassidis
COVID-19
PODCAST 52: Yale Law School Professor Anthony Kronman on the Crisis in American Higher Education

PODCAST 52: Yale Law School Professor Anthony Kronman on the Crisis in American Higher Education

Yale Law School professor Anthony Kronman talks to Jonathan Kay about his new book The Assault on American Excellence in which he laments the decline of aristocratic values in America’s elite universities. Photo courtesy of Yale University.

Quillette
Quillette
Higher Education