Volume IV: What works, what matters, what lasts

REINVENTING UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION: A Blueprint for America’s Research Universities

The American system of higher education has become less elite; students (and parents) have developed their own, often vigorously asserted, ideas about education and credentialing rather than accepting traditional modes without question; a much greater range of undergraduate professional degrees has become available; the freshman year has too often been reduced to remediation or repetition of high school curriculum, rather than an introduction to a new and broader arena for learning.