Education

“Graduate education is the Detroit of higher learning.”

Apr 27 '09

That’s the attention-getting opening line of an op-ed piece in today’s New York Times by Mark Taylor, chair of Columbia’s religion department. Taylor goes on to itemize the problems and offer some ideas for a radical restructuring of graduate education in the U.S. Whatever you may think of some of his proposals, it’s hard to disagree with many of his criticisms.