[ExI] What Would an Ideal College Look Like? A Lot Like This...

Michael LaTorra mlatorra at gmail.com
Tue Oct 22 02:02:57 UTC 2013

I read the article and went to the website of that college. It does look
like a very good school. But it falls short of being ideal, because it is
unaffordable. Most students can't afford spending over $40,000 per year.
On Oct 21, 2013 7:56 PM, "John Grigg" <possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com> wrote:

> "If you could design your ideal college from scratch, what would it look
> like? Mine would look something like the following. Students would acquire
> training that makes them immediately employable. They’d take courses in the
> liberal arts that would sharpen their skills in writing, analysis, and
> reasoning. And they’d graduate with some real-life knowledge, such as how
> to interview for a job. There’d be no tenure for faculty, but instructors
> would be made to feel they’re valued members of the enterprise. And
> administrators would constantly ask themselves “how can we prepare students
> for what the world needs of them?”
> http://m.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/10/what-would-an-ideal-college-look-like-a-lot-like-this/280717/?utm_content=bufferf946b&utm_source=buffer
> John
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