Bob's Words of Wisdom

U of I Purchases University of Phoenix: Good Deal or Bad Deal?

What’s the Rush: Why is there such a hurry by the State Board of Education and the U of I to purchase this for-profit university with a very checkered history? In the past, we have found that when secretive transactions such as this one take place it is not always in the best interest of […]


Have the money follow the students in higher education

A friend of mine, that passed away years ago, believed there were 4 or 5 “P’s” when it came to politics. Four definite “P’s” were power, prestige, profit, and program; I believe these are self-explanatory. My friend’s fifth optional “P” involved a female body part. (I have purposefully left out this fifth “P” word.) I […]

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