Wall Street Journal
October 20th, 2014
The established order of American higher education is being shaken by debt, demography and technology.
unbundling of the four-year degree has led to a rash of college
closings and mergers as students seek cheaper, faster and straighter
pathways into the labor force. Among the most vulnerable schools are
high-tuition, liberal-arts colleges in parts of the country with a
shrinking number of high-school seniors.
Brian W. Casey,
the 19th president of DePauw University in Indiana, how he is
leading his 177-year-old institution through these choppy waters.