Higher Education Bubble

Glenn Reynolds "The Higher Education Bubble, and What Comes Next" lecture at Clemson (video).

Glenn Reynolds delivered a lecture titled “The Higher Education Bubble, and What Comes Next” at Clemson last month. It’s now available online:

via, naturally, Glenn Reynolds

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Comments

  1. john personna says:

    Wow, listening to the whole thing I hear lots of echoes of my past positions here. There are some things I understand but don’t emphasize myself, like the growth of middle-administration, etc.

    Did anyone hear anything that conflicted with my positions?

    1) recognize loans as a source of cost increase
    2) recognize vocational value as necessary given costs
    3) recognize the potential of technological reinvention to reduce costs

    He’s particularly harsh on the ROI of current college at current prices in the questions period at the end.

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