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Three AAU University presidents - from the University of Michigan, the University of Oregon and The Ohio State University - answer the question: If you had to devise just one tool or metric to help the general public assess the value of a particular college or degree, what would it be and why?
Philip DiStefano, chancellor of the University of Colorado Boulder, said "It’s up to America’s universities, as models of innovation, to make higher education accessible and affordable as an investment in the nation’s future," in this opinion piece published by University Business.
Andrew Hamilton, president of New York University, calls for an end to the "know-nothing approach" toward guns and proposes a resumption of research pertaining to gun violence.
Morton Schapiro, president of Northwestern University, argues that preparing students for entry into the workforce requires a combination of "technical expertise and cultural competency."
Nicholas Zeppos, chancellor of Vanderbilt University, questions the way America's four-year colleges and universities deliver the undergraduate experience in this opinion piece published by CNN.com.
To correct misconceptions many Americans have about the cost of higher education, student debt, students and the value of a Liberal Arts degree, educators "must do a better job of communicating what our institutions contribute to students and to society," says Peter Salovey, president of Yale University.
Peter Salovey, president of Yale University, argues that the best way to transcend ideology is to teach students, regardless of their majors, to think like scientists.
A drop in international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities will harm America's standing in the world and our most competitive industries, according to Michael A. McRobbie, president of Indiana University.
Rebecca Blank, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, writes about Bucky's Tuition Promise, an expansion of the school's efforts to ensure that an education at the state's flagship public university is accessible to Wisconsin students and affordable for their families.
Eric S. Lander, the founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, is worried that no one seems to be arguing about what needs to be done to ensure America's position as the world's leader in science and technology.