Steven Brint is a professor of sociology and public policy at the University of California at Riverside. He is the author, most recently, of Two Cheers for Higher Education (Princeton University Press, 2019).
Stories by this Author
The Review | Essay
What Comes After Meritocracy?A system based on civics would be a welcome replacement for our beleaguered status quo.
Arizona State’s Success Story: Model or Mirage?Michael Crow champions his campus as a new ideal. But does much of it simply boil down to cost control?
Is This Higher Education’s Golden Age?Pessimism reigns. But American universities have never been stronger.
Less Studying, Higher GradesStudent evaluations of teaching were supposed to be the corrective, but students turned out to be less interested in improved teaching than they were in better grades.