Posts by Mark Huelsman

For those in need of an angry read, I highly recommend Molly Hensley-Clancy’s piece in Buzzfeed on the ignominious fall of Corinthian Colleges, the first publicly-traded for-profit education company...
November 15, 2014 | Mark Huelsman
Every so often, a higher ed story from around the world will grab some attention stateside. A few years ago, it was students protesting in the U.K. over an increase in tuition price caps which would...
October 2, 2014 | Mark Huelsman
One of the oldest attack lines in politics is that a candidate or elected official is “out of touch” with the American people. The phrase, deployed often and by both parties, is often used to outline...
September 16, 2014 | Mark Huelsman
There's a new report from RealtyTrac that's generating some buzz this week, claiming that student loan debt is not holding back the ability to buy a house in the vast majority of U.S....
September 5, 2014 | Mark Huelsman
Student loans are having quite the moment. Unfortunately, that moment has been a bit... confusing.
August 11, 2014 | Mark Huelsman
Over on the Upshot at the New York Times, David Leonhardt throws a little cold (or maybe just “slightly cool”) water on the hysteria over rising tuition, noting (correctly) that the primary tuition...
July 30, 2014 | Mark Huelsman
As if there weren’t enough higher education stories this week—from the downfall of one of the most notorious for-profit colleges, to a Brookings study that it seems everyone in the world (including...
June 25, 2014 | Mark Huelsman
Brookings Institution researchers Beth Akers and Matt Chingos set the internet in a tizzy today with some “counterintuitive” research on student debt, with the takeaway for some being that student...
June 24, 2014 | Mark Huelsman