Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Postsecondary Drive to For-Profit Mentality

By Watson Scott Swail, President & CEO, Educational Policy Institute/EPI International This is the opening paragraph of this morning’s article in The Chronicle of Higher Education: Texas A&M University faculty members who are alarmed by the apparent influence that a … Continue reading

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More on the College Bubble: Job Outcomes for College Graduates

By Watson Scott Swail, President & CEO, Educational Policy Institute/EPI International In a follow-up to last week’s commentary, an article in this week’s Chronicle of Higher Education reported findings from a Rutgers University study, which shows that recent college graduates … Continue reading

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The College Bubble

By Watson Scott Swail, President & CEO, Educational Policy Institute/EPI International There is a great article on the Huffington Post this week by Amanda Fairbanks called Peter Thiel’s College Bubble Theory Gains Few Believers. Thiel is one of the founders … Continue reading

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The NCAA: Missing the Point of a Higher Education

By Watson Scott Swail, President & CEO, Educational Policy  Institute/EPI International Many of my colleagues know that I am not a big fan of the NCAA. Of course, I am a hypocrite. When my alma maters make the March Madness … Continue reading

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