The Decline of Higher Education in America

Michael Barone has posted an excellent piece on the sorry state of academic integrity in America’s universities and colleges.

I am old enough to remember when America’s colleges and universities seemed to be the most open-minded and intellectually rigorous institutions in our society. Today, something very much like the opposite is true: America’s colleges and universities have become, and have been for some decades, the most closed-minded and intellectually dishonest institutions in our society.

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