My namesake (Klown Jr.) just earned his master’s degree in computer geekery from an accredited online university. He’s also a Dilbert fan.
On college education, I think the country should be working toward creating inexpensive online alternatives. Like Bernie Sanders, I think college should be nearly free. But I think the free colleges should be online. That way the government can fund one college, in effect, and broadcast it to the entire world.
Silly rabbit. If college is free and available online, who will pay the salaries of all those “educators” like tenured professors and school administrators?
Who will provide the social status signifiers to replace Ivy League diplomas? What about the networking opportunities of the Greek system fraternities and sororities? Will NCAA basketball and football become farm systems for the NBA and NFL?
That’s a lot of money, political power and social status that would be upset by a universal free online college education.
You might as well wish for world peace.