Some wager that the end is not inevitable: that universities can reassert their centrality to the American liberal democratic project.
Johann N. Neem
Johann N. Neem is author of What’s the Point of College? Seeking Purpose in an Age of Reform (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019) and Democracy’s Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017). He is professor of history at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington.