The Chronicle of Higher Education
May 26th, 2015
Economists tend to be overly optimistic
about growth and prosperity, while education experts tend toward
unjustified pessimism. There’s no question that more and more people are
arguing that, even if American higher education has had a golden age,
by 2040 it will be long gone.
What will the future really look like?
There is a longstanding tradition of making bold, and spectacularly
mistaken, predictions about American higher education. So it is with
caution and modesty that we hazard a few of our own.