When Did College Education Reduce To Making Money?

Black and Tired: Essays on Race, Politics, Culture, and International Development

saving-money-for-college Someone should tell university administrators and educators that their primary purpose is to guarantee that graduates will have better incomes than those who are not fortunate enough to attend college. In addition, colleges and universities are now, it seems, supposed to be places where everyone equally becomes one of the “Joneses.”

In an article titled, “ Rethinking the Rise of Inequality ” by Eduardo Porter of the New York Times writes that college education is about solving the income disparity problem. Porter opens the story with this odd statement: “Many Americans have come to doubt the proposition that college […]