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Bankrupt State University

awebber Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 3:21 PM
Some might be able to make it by combining a combination of online education and brief on campus experiences for things like lab classes. To do a science or engineering degree might involve six or eight weeks a year on campus for labs. Other majors will not require this but the physical universities as they presently exist will have much less on campus activity. The few that adapt will survive and serve the entire population while the rest will disappear.

Many of my friends and readers are disheartened by recent cultural and political trends. Many blame our universities and wonder whether we can ever restore sanity in our nation, given that the enemy seems to control the modern university. They see no chance to win in the war of ideas as long as they are forced to support the public university and, therefore, forced to fund a war against their own cherished values.

But I know something they don't know. The public university that has declined so steadily in recent years will cease to exist in just a few short...