Education Desk: GSU President Reviews Book 'Lesson Plan'

Sep 20, 2016

Today from the Education Desk, we have a book review from the president of Governors State University, a state school in northern Illinois. Elaine Maimon tells us about Lesson Plan: An Agenda For Change in American Higher Education by William G. Bowen & Michael S. McPherson.

 

Maimon tells us why the book says changes are needed in higher ed, or else: "We will have recreated, if we have not already done so, the economic caste system many of our ancestors left England to escape." Listen to the review:

 

* Web Extra: Listen to our interview with Maimon about how the book applies to Illinois: *