The End Of The University As We Know It

What Dave Pell at Next Draft had to say

In The American InterestNathan Harden describes what higher education might look like in coming decades: “Half of the roughly 4,500 colleges and universities now operating in the United States will have ceased to exist. The technology driving this change is already at work, and nothing can stop it. The future looks like this: Access to college-level education will be free for everyone; the residential college campus will become largely obsolete; tens of thousands of professors will lose their jobs; the bachelor’s degree will become increasingly irrelevant; and ten years from now Harvard will enroll ten million students.” Funny, I know about 10 million people who already say they went to Harvard.

Read All About It : The End of the University as We Know It - Nathan Harden

January 10, 2013