Is higher education losing its meaning?
A new book on higher education shows more than a third of college students showed no significant improvements in learning over four years of schooling, while 45 percent showed little statistical improvement in performance by their sophomore year. Are easy course loads and active social lives degrading higher education?
- Richard Arum: Professor of Sociology and Education at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. He is co-auhtor of the new book "Academically Adrift."
- Mark Taylor: Chair of the department of religion at Columbia University.