Where Scott Walker Got His Utilitarian View of Higher Education — and Why It Matters

Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Marquette U. Libraries

The 1987 Marquette U. yearbook shows Scott Walker, then a sophomore, and other student leaders. Mr. Walker, who left Marquette in 1990 to take a job, is now governor of Wisconsin and a contender for the Republican presidential nomination.
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In the spring of 1990, Scott Walker, then a senior at Marquette University, decided to leave college before finishing his degree. A job in finance had opened up at the American Red Cross in Milwaukee, and Mr. Walker, now the governor of Wisconsin and...

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