In an essay in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Brian Rosenberg, President of Macalester College, disputes an essay on the timidity of today’s college presidents that was published by Scott Sherman in The Nation.
Sherman’s article, which quotes from “Higher Education?” asks why college leaders avoid actual societal leadership.
In “Higher Education?” we write that most university [...]
People sometimes ask us, “what are you doing now that you’re finished with your book on higher education?”
Well our little red book has been on sale for two and a half years now and it seems to have better “legs” than Marlene Dietrich There are two English language editions, an electronic version on Kindle and [...]
http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2012-08-29/algebra-necessary?page=4 Here’s the link to Andrew Hacker’s recent appearance on the Diane Rehm Show–where he made a huge number of folks mad, mad, mad, by suggesting we didn’t need to require algebra in high school and college.