The Future of the College

Another meditation on the future, with both losses and gains. The current reality is probably not sustainable, so something like Hanson describes seems likely. The poignant part:

As in any revolution, much good will be lost along with the bad. The traditional university used to offer a holistic four-year experience for motivated and qualified students in a landscape of shared inquiry and tolerance. The Internet and for-profit trade schools can never replace that unique intellectual and social landscape.

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