Our Universities: For-Profit, or For Purpose?
Fourth in a series on state funding for higher education
The human drive to create profit, the Internet and other technologies, are endeavoring to transform higher education. And in part, they have. But digital interaction alone will never be a satisfying substitute for real learning nested in an engaged environment tended to by a passionate teacher and a needy student.
A blind person once asked St. Anthony: "Can there be anything worse than losing eyesight?" He replied: "Yes, losing your vision."