From The American Interest, Nathan Harden on the end of the university as we know it. Keith Devlin on the Darwinization of higher education: Are MOOCs going to initiate, or be part of, an educational tsunami? Unlocking the ivory tower: Colleges flock to offer free online classes for all, but questions abound. John Villasenor writes in defense of equal tuition for all majors: A proposal in Florida would charge undergraduates majoring in STEM and other "strategic" fields less than students in liberal-arts majors — here's why that's a bad idea. Who can still afford State U? As public colleges spend more and get less from the states, tuition costs are shifting to parents and students — often putting higher education out of reach. Democratizing American higher education: David Staley on the legacy of the Morrill Land Grant Act. E. Stina Lyon reviews Triumphs of Experience: The Men of the Harvard Grant Study by George E. Vaillant. Thomas Sowell reviews Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It's Intended to Help, and Why Universities Won't Admit It by Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor, Jr. Peter Lawler on affirmative action for conservatives in hiring college and university professors.

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