A College Puts Students to Work, for Their Future and Its Own

Brandon Thibodeaux for The Chronicle

Paul Quinn College, in Dallas, found a place in the city for its Food for Good Farm: the playing field of its discontinued football team. Students will work there now to pay their tuition.
February 19, 2015 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

There’s something romantic about the work college, harking back to the medieval monasteries that lit the way for Western higher education. At a work college, students learn not only in classrooms but also through jobs grand and lowly: tutoring...

This content is available exclusively to Chronicle subscribers