From the Department of No Shit

As every teacher you have ever gotten to know has almost certainly told you, it turns out that administrative and managerial bloat is waaaay more of a problem than the extremely popular myth that holding small classes with real professors talking to actual students is “Just Too Expensive, what with the Internet Revolution and all.” The author is kind of a prick at the end, managing to (sort of) still blame profs for the situation, but this is worth a read. Two minutes.

The Economist: You’ll always feel sophisticated reading it, whether they’re offering sensible higher-ed policy advice or claiming that invading Iraq is a good idea.


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