Description: The Gates Foundation has convened the Postsecondary Value Commission to examine the arguments for higher education in today’s climate. Patrick Methvin, head of postsecondary education initiatives at Gates, discusses the work of the commission and the question of how we define value with the authors of The New Education (Davidson) and The Great Mistake: How We Wrecked Public Universities and How We Can Fix Them (Newfield).
Cathy Davidson, Graduate Center, City U of New York
Patrick Methvin, Gates Foundation
Christopher John Newfield, U of California, Santa Barbara