Review: Reflections on Higher Education

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg 5.0 out of 5 stars Relevant Today–Perhaps Still Not Appreciated Today, August 10, 2011 There is nothing in this book that I could disagree with, which instantly marks it as iconoclastic rather than traditional or elitist. This long-serving president spent close to three decades managing two universities, the longest The George Washington …

Black on Black: Cornell West Nails Barack Obama

For blacks, a rift over Obama Two Princeton scholars clash over the president’s record, but the real divide is between assimilation and racial unity. By Erin Aubry KaplanLos Angeles Times, June 19, 2011  It was the kind of insular, issue-driven, black-on-black debate that ordinarily doesn’t attract the media spotlight, even on the slowest news day. …