Minerva Has Left the Building
The era of wisdom on campus is over.
Higher learning in America: how did it come to this? W. B. Allen, Patrick Deneen, Frederick Hess, Colleen Sheehan, and Peter Wood offer fresh explanations—and solutions.
The problem of American higher education is no longer the proper subject of fusty jeremiads or partisan clickbait. It now raises an irrepressible regime-level question: and whoever addresses it successfully will re-form American government and establish corresponding ways of life over the next century. The problem of higher education in our era is now institutional….