Op-Ed Articles

The Value and Cost of Higher Ed

College numbers game cheapens role of education
Tampa Bay Times

October 27, 2015

Seven ways to cut college costs
Tampa Bay Times
September 12, 2014

Colleges are more than sticker prices, salaries
Tampa Bay Times
August 23, 2013

No shortcuts to a true education
Tampa Bay Times
December 9, 2012

Higher ed’s death by a thousand cuts
Tampa Bay Times
November 30, 2012

Primary purpose of education: learning how to learn
St. Petersburg Times
November 7, 2011

Private colleges can save Florida money, boost results
St. Petersburg Times
January 4, 2011

Private colleges give students attention the publics can’t
St. Petersburg Times
March 8, 2010

Don’t underestimate the value of the arts in boosting economic development
St. Petersburg Times
March 7, 2010

Low marks for higher education
St. Petersburg Times
December 28, 2008

State Gets Good Return On Students
The Tampa Tribune
May 17, 2003

Save Higher Education Dollars
St. Petersburg Times
January 11, 2003

Trends in Higher Ed

The follies of higher ed
Tampa Bay Times
August 14, 2014

Florida must recommit to public education
Tampa Bay Times
May 15, 2014

Online college an ivory tower delusion
Tampa Bay Times
October 18, 2013

The limits of online learning
St. Petersburg Times
September 13, 2011

What Higher Education is For
St. Petersburg Times
September 14, 2002

Eckerd College Distinctions

Eckerd’s bright past, future
St. Petersburg Times
November 15, 2008

Phi Beta Kappa Award Richly Deserved
St. Petersburg Times
August 16, 2003

Lowering the drinking age: Let’s keep the dialogue open
St. Petersburg Times
August 25, 2008

Education In The Nation’s Service
Tampa Tribune
January 7, 2007

Leave politics out of faculty hiring choices
St. Petersburg Times
March 10, 2006

Reflections on Our Community, State and Country

Perspective: Meditations on Florida as myth and reality
Tampa Bay Times
June 18, 2015

Postwar, a dimmed idealism
St. Petersburg Times
December 8, 2007

U.S. needs to pump up its diplomatic muscles
St. Petersburg Times
November 17, 2007

Resolve this: Serve others
St. Petersburg Times
June 9, 2007

The poetry of peace
St. Petersburg Times
December 15, 2006

Hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst
St. Petersburg Times
September 21, 2005

We shouldn’t confuse roles of science and faith
St. Petersburg Times
August 4, 2005

Be wary of those who claim to speak for God
St. Petersburg Times
April 29, 2005