Education Cost Advantage Analysis

Yesterday I followed a tweet from New Faculty Majority to Academe Weblog (from but not speaking for the AAUP) Рand read a startling set of statistics. The authors of the study are Karen Kurotsuchi Inkelas, an associate professor of college-student personnel at the University of Maryland at College Park Matthew Soldner, a doctoral student at Maryland and Katalin Szel̩nyi, an assistant professor of education at the University of Massachusetts at Boston. She landed the gig much less than two years out of college, after short stints at The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Washington Post.

The association gave Schmidt a special citation for beat reporting for 2008 articles on education research dealing with black men in college, colleges’ enhanced reliance on element-time instructors, affirmative action, remedial education, and selective colleges’ reliance on the SAT test. Last night I was speaking with my son about the Chronicle of Higher …