Three recent looks at higher ed issues worth checking out. John Merrow interviews the Dean of Admissions and Finance at Amherst College for the inside take on the process. In the New York Sun, Adam Kirsch reviews Jerome Karabel’s “The Chosen.”
In the countervailing department, former Senator and VP candidate John Edwards has initiated an innovative financial aid initiative in North Carolina based on an idea from the ’04 campaign. Stories here and here.