Robert Sternberg’s Essay on the Value Added by Education

Hi All

Here is a thoughtful essay by Robert Sternberg who is well known in psychology.  He moved out of being a professor to higher education administration and just recently became president at the University of Wyoming.


Click here: Essay on when good rankings lead colleges in the wrong direction | Inside Higher Ed

I really like his thesis addressing the mission of a land grant university. I also like his emphasis on the “value added” aspect of a college education. I suspect for many of us college and graduate school had a profound impact upon us.

As we mentor students we need to remember that a good college education changes us for the better. What are your thoughts?

Cheers, George

George A. Letchworth, Ph.D.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s