Where's The "Value" in Higher Education?

Now and then, in light of the kinds of things that are happening in or world these days, I will say to my wife, "You know, nothing in the news these days would surprise me." I'm talking about the kinds of things we see routinely on TV, in the newspaper, and on the Web.

I joke with her and mention UFOs, space aliens, the discovery of 12-million-year-old "footprints," 10 feet of snow in two days, etc. Those kinds of things.

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