Inez Feltscher Stepman on Higher Ed

The King of Stuff welcomes Inez Feltscher Stepman, senior policy analyst at the Independent Women’s Forum and senior contributor to The Federalist. Jon and Inez discuss universities in the age of COVID, the perils of college funding, and why the wokeness gravy train might be coming to an end.

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  1. colleenb Member
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    My kid did not end up with any debt because he did the ROTC route and we were able (early 2000’s) to pay for the other stuff. He and his wife have paid off her student loans. I really hope people will come to their senses about spending vast amounts of money at 2nd and 3rd tier colleges for certain degrees.

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  2. Sal Member
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    One way to make universities accountable: deduct losses from loans to a university’s students from Federal funding provided to the university. The smarter ones would soon figure out which students are a good bet and which are not. The dumber ones would become impoverished or go out of business. A bit of the real world brought to Ivory Tower rentiers. 

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  3. colleenb Member
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    Sal (View Comment):

    One way to make universities accountable: deduct losses from loans to a university’s students from Federal funding provided to the university. The smarter ones would soon figure out which students are a good bet and which are not. The dumber ones would become impoverished or go out of business. A bit of the real world brought to Ivory Tower rentiers.

    This sounds like a fantastic idea.

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  4. kedavis Member
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    colleenb (View Comment):

    Sal (View Comment):

    One way to make universities accountable: deduct losses from loans to a university’s students from Federal funding provided to the university. The smarter ones would soon figure out which students are a good bet and which are not. The dumber ones would become impoverished or go out of business. A bit of the real world brought to Ivory Tower rentiers.

    This sounds like a fantastic idea.

    Except it’s racist, and stuff.

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  5. colleenb Member
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    colleenb (View Comment):

    Sal (View Comment):

    One way to make universities accountable: deduct losses from loans to a university’s students from Federal funding provided to the university. The smarter ones would soon figure out which students are a good bet and which are not. The dumber ones would become impoverished or go out of business. A bit of the real world brought to Ivory Tower rentiers.

    This sounds like a fantastic idea.

    Except it’s racist, and stuff.

    But then everything is racist so nothing is racist?

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  6. kedavis Member
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    colleenb (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    colleenb (View Comment):

    Sal (View Comment):

    One way to make universities accountable: deduct losses from loans to a university’s students from Federal funding provided to the university. The smarter ones would soon figure out which students are a good bet and which are not. The dumber ones would become impoverished or go out of business. A bit of the real world brought to Ivory Tower rentiers.

    This sounds like a fantastic idea.

    Except it’s racist, and stuff.

    But then everything is racist so nothing is racist?

    Well certainly the left claims that everything is racist. But really, in that scenario, who do you think the “smarter” schools will more often decide are “bad bets?” And it won’t even matter if they are correct.

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