Tag: higher education

by The City Wire staff -

System pressures and opportunities

American higher education is at a crossroads. Federal and state funding cuts, rising student loan debt, an increased demand for graduates and competition from for-profit online institutions are challenging the…

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Graduate NWA unveiled

Wanted: 160 college graduates for open jobs at Tyson Foods, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and other corporations across Northwest Arkansas. That’s what Tyson Foods Chairman John Tyson…

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Competition is killing higher education

Competition, we are constantly told, encourages individuals, institutions and companies to take the risks necessary for innovation and efficiency. But in higher education, competition often discourages risk taking, leads to…