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Higher Ed News Roundup: Freedom, Affordability, and Excellence

April 21, 2014

Here’s what’s new in higher ed:

Two years ago, FIRE’s Greg Lukianoff brought us “Unlearning Liberty,” an important book on censorship at America’s colleges and universities. Now, it’s out in its second edition, and Allen Mendenhall reviews the new version.

The Los Angeles Times has a devastating story on student debt stifling the housing market by preventing young professionals from making first time home purchases.

And the liberal arts are “phenomenally important,” says Google’s head of hiring.



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