Declining by Degrees: Higher Education at Risk

  • 2005
  • TV-G

“Something is seriously wrong” on college campuses in the U.S., asserts education journalist John Merrow, who outlines problems in higher education as he visits the Universities of Arizona and Western Kentucky, Amherst (Mass.) College and the Community College of Denver. His assessment: students simply don't learn enough. And one cynical UA professo (more…)

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“Something is seriously wrong” on college campuses in the U.S., asserts education journalist John Merrow, who outlines problems in higher education as he visits the Universities of Arizona and Western Kentucky, Amherst (Mass.) College and the Community College of Denver. His assessment: students simply don't learn enough. And one cynical UA professor offers a reason why: “You don't place any demands on me,” she says of her students. “And I won't place any demands on you.”

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