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VIDEO: Richard Arum on "Academically Adrift"

Richard Arum, co-author of the book “Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses,” talks with Money Magazine Senior Writer Kim Clark about how reporters can investigate academic rigor in institutions of higher learning (1:00), discusses voluntary systems of accountability (6:50) and addresses criticisms of his study (9:12). More »

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Academically Adrift Book Release in DC—Controversial Book Explains Truth about What Undergraduates Currently Learn in College

In spite of soaring tuition costs, more and more students go to college every year, knowing that postsecondary education is now required for entry into a growing number of professions. Almost everyone strives to go, but almost no one asks the fundamental question posed by the book Academically Adrift: are undergraduates really learning once they get there? More »