Classic College Meets Online Education: Whither the Future of Higher Education

Description of Classic College Online Education Video from Harvard: In this Askwith Forum from March 11, two university presidents present two quite different views of the future of learning. William J. Pepicello, president of the University of Phoenix, and Christopher B. Nelson, president of St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, discuss their contrasting conceptions of higher education. The University of Phoenix, the countrys largest private university, intensively promotes distance education and a for-profit university model, while St. Johns is the canonical example of a great books, liberal arts, residential college.



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