Dave Nimmer was incredulous earlier this summer when he heard Gov. Tim Pawlenty question whether anybody, in 20 years, will bother showing up for a class on a college campus, given the rapid advances we are seeing in technology these days. They absolutely will, Nimmer says, and he explains why today in The Scroll.
As classes move into their third week and students lug their backpacks across The Quad, I can’t help but think of Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s remarks on “The Daily Show” earlier this summer about higher education, its cost and the alternatives.