The business model of higher education is debated, including whether universities are meeting their social responsibilities, whether the quality of education is decreasing, and whether rising college enrollment is indicative of success. Also: the impact of online universities.
Rationing end-of-life care is discussed by Ken Connor (Center for a Just Society), Dr. Marie Hilliard (National Catholic Bioethics Center), Dr. Ira Byock (Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center) and Arthur Caplan (Center for Bioethics). Host: Susan Dentzer (Health Affairs).
Whether the U.S. needs more college graduates in order to remain an economic power, featuring former education secretary Margaret Spellings, Michael Lomax (United Negro College Fund), economist Richard Vedder (Ohio University) and George Leef (John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy).