The Shape of a Radically Pragmatic College Education

In the five years preceding 2011, higher education enrollment remained constant. In the two years of 2012 and 2013, the number of college students fell, with the decrease evenly split between traditional and non-traditional students. There were fewer students in 2012 than in 2010, a disturbing trend for learning institutions accustomed to an expanding market. More shocking still is the reporting by the New York Timesthat 33 percent of universities and colleges will be in danger of closing and are on an unsustainable fiscal path in the next decade should the trend continue.