What’s the point of being a professor?

By Richard Lissemore|May 10, 2015|Of interest|5 comments

In today’s New York Times, Emory University professor Mark Bauerlein offers a stinging criticism of the culture of higher education. He bemoans the fact that 43% of students are given As for their work (it was only 15% decades ago) and that more than 80% of students are more concerned with making money than they are with moral and worldly understanding. Among his greatest outrages was a recent gathering at

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