Colleges Helped Cause the Enrollment Crash
This just up today at James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.
Related, and also out today: NAS report tracking growth of DIE in STEM fields.
This is the most important test, in my view, of the stage of the cancer. We can rightly talk about American higher ed having entered stage IV/terminal when STEM is as thoroughly inundated with this stuff as the rest of the academy already is.
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Seems about right. Last night LesHolt and his buddy told America that standard vaccine uptake-not the superflu cure-all, was half what it had been in years past, believing it was caused by vaccine burnout the last two years.
So, the way to manage the worker shortage is to fire everyone, unlimited money creation is the way out of inflation, more unsubstantiated rumors a path to greater respect for the established press, and more unchallenged science the path to human improvement.
That said, I'll be getting sober at the nearest dive bar and then finding a wife at my friend Bob's house while he's at work. Wish me luck!
Thank you for your candid assessment of the academy. I would add another cause being the growing lack of interest employers are showing toward "Woke" graduates, their social demands, and worse yet, their unwillingness to do work, all, of which, they learned in academia.