How to Find Knowledge Despite the Manifold Vanities of the Modern University

In 1988, Charles J. Sykes published Profscam: Professors and the Demise of Higher Education. The book was a sweeping indictment of academia's abandonment of its primary mission, which is teaching. The consequences he identified have affected every sector of society. For students, it has meant watered-down courses, disengaged instructors, and overpriced degrees of questionable value. For businesses, it has meant a hiring pool of immature graduates...

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This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #39, Winter 2016 Copyright © 2020 Salvo |