The Pundit vs. the Professor: A Debate About Tenure

It's almost like the start of a bad joke: A professor and a pundit walk into the Texas Tribune office. ... But more or less, that's what happened.

Naomi Schaefer Riley, a former Wall Street Journal editor and author of the book The Faculty Lounges ... And Other Reasons You Won’t Get the College Education You Pay For, was in Austin to, among other things, speak at an event put on by the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a conservative think tank that has played a leading role in the state's ongoing debate on higher education.

Daniel Hamermesh is ...

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