The Burden of Freeing my Mind

By Julian Armand Cook I was reared on the south side of Chicago by a devoted and powerful single mother who struggled daily to provide for my family. Though our finances were beyond tight, the value of a college education was consistently lifted as an integral part of...

We Are Failing College Students Who Drop-Out

By Bob Hildreth College graduation ceremonies are just on the horizon. While young graduates are proudly throwing their caps in the air, we must not forget thatforty-one percent of U.S. college students are not graduating with their class and they will not graduate...

Wheelock, Mount Ida, who is next?

By Bob Hildreth Wheelock and Mount Ida collapsed overnight just like all the banks in 2008. Their sudden closings should bring a shudder to policy makers wondering which college will be next. In 2016, Forbes Magazine forewarned of their closings in its annual college...