By Vartan Gregorian, President, Carnegie Corporation of New York
Is higher education meant to help develop an inquiring mind and a deep appreciation for the value of how knowledge enriches one’s lifelong personal and professional achievements—or, should it be simply focused on gaining the skills to pursue a well paying career?
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By Phyllis Wise, Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
If you use a GPS device, a mouse, or a microwave oven, take antibiotics, have an eye implant, or are reading this on a tablet, you can thank America’s research universities.