June 4, 2020

The US Army: What Does It Take to Become an Officer-and Succeed?

The US Army is not only the world’s finest army. it is also one of the leading supporters of higher education in our country. An educated officer corps make our army stronger, and former officers are quite valued for their leadership skills. Military training, whether it comes through Army ROTC […]
July 7, 2016

The ‘Best Colleges’ in Forbes College Rankings Might Be…

I have not, and will probably never be, a fan of Forbes college rankings. I could have made their list with less time and money by matching up selectivity and endowment per student to come up with a set of “best colleges.” The exception that I might have had to consider […]
September 13, 2015

Should a Military Service Academy be called a ‘Public Ivy’?

I’ll be writing shortly about my “Public Ivy” schools for 2015-16.  Beginning three years ago, I named each of the military service academies a Public Ivy, along with several other public colleges and universities whose names that you will recognize, and some that you might not. Today I’m reposting a […]