What We’re Reading: Why the College Campus Experience Still Matters


For those of us who have always recognized the invaluable experience of living in on campus housing as part of the total post-secondary educational experience, the article below helps us with the concerns we have heard about declining residential college enrollments predicted for the future. In my opinion while an on-line degree might impart valuable knowledge about specific course matter, it can never replace the incredibly rich total life experience of a residential college for the majority of students just coming out of high school. “Why the College Campus Experience Still Matters” by Jeff Selingo Jeff Selingo is an editor for the Chronicle of Higher Education.  Visit his website here: http://www.jeffselingo.com/