The changing realities of higher education
May 12, 2014: Higher education is facing a period of great change. Technology, demographic changes, costs that consistently outstrip inflation, growing price resistance from parents and students, competition from non-traditional schools, the potential for increased governmental involvement and other forces are challenging the pedagogy, economic models, traditions and viability of higher education institutions. A panel of higher education leaders discusses the impact of these changes.
Professor Susan Schulten talks about the University of Denver's founding during a historical crisis
Feb. 25, 2014: Susan Schulten, professor of history at the University of Denver, and contributor to the "Disunion" series in The New York Times, discusses the creation of the University during a grave national secession crisis, in a unstable town dwindling after the end of the Gold Rush.