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To Phi Beta Cons Readers:

We are sorry to inform you that Phi Beta Cons will be shutting down this week. This is the last PBC post. National Review Online, our parent publication, is revamping its ...

How Small Liberal Arts Schools Could Change

Many small liberal arts schools are struggling financially. They don’t have enough students to benefit from economies of scale, yet they continue to provide a full plate of majors and ...

The End of For-Profit Education?

What the government gives the government takes away. According to Inside Higher Ed, the for-profit education business is on its last legs. One major reason is the all-out attack over ...

Edifice Complex?

Did you know that college construction is in a “lull”? That’s the case at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where (according to the campus newspaper, the Daily Tar ...