Richard H. Hersh

Richard Hersh has served as President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Trinity College (Hartford), and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at The University of New Hampshire and Drake University. He also served as Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Oregon and was Director of the Center for Moral Education at Harvard University. In his early career he was a high school teacher, professor and dean of teacher education.

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We're Losing Our Minds

Richard P. Keeling and Richard H. Hersh
Palgrave Macmillan

America is being held back by the quality and quantity of learning in college. This is a true educational emergency! Many college graduates cannot think...

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Declining by Degrees

Edited by Richard H. Hersh and John Merrow; Foreword by Tom Wolfe
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

A provocative look at higher education as featured in The New York Times

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