Wall Street Journal op-ed: How Student Debt Harms the Economy, by Mitch Daniels (President, Purdue University): To the growing catalog of damage caused by the decades-long run-up in the cost of higher education, we may have to add another casualty. On top of the harm high tuition and other charges...
George Will once noted that if Mitch Daniels, the accomplished and mild-mannered man who was then the Governor if Indiana, decided to run for president, he would have the charisma of competence. I often think about that expression. So many political candidates opt for the charisma and seem to assume that the competence part can be farmed out. Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Belt Tightening 101: Mitch Daniels has helped Purdue keep costs down for students. Prior to his arrival in 2012, tuition at Purdue had gone up every year for 36 years, with annual hikes averaging close to 6 percent in the previous decade. Daniels has frozen tuition for three straight years and […]
Watch this panel featuring Michelle Rhee, Mitch Daniels, and Richard D. Kahlenberg from yesterday's NYT Schools For Tomorrow. It's titled "Getting To College-Ready" and the Twitter hashtag was #NYTsft
Political junkies will remember how former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels was being groomed to run for president in 2012 before he made his foolish statement that the next president should "call a truce on the so-called social issues." Americans do not want a leader who is unable or unwilling to articulate and lead on important social issues.
Political junkies will remember how former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels was being groomed to run for president in 2012 before he made his foolish statement that the next president should “call a truce on the so-called social issues.” Americans...Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: How Mitch Daniels’ Purdue Is Reinventing The American University.
by Doug Martin With $106,000 of in-kind contributions from Mitch Daniels’ school privatizing Aiming Higher PAC (page 7 ), $13,000 of in-kind contributions ( page 11 ) from Brian Bosma, a $1,500 direct deposit from Mike Pence’s committee...Show More Summary
Former Indiana governor and current president of Purdue University Mitch Daniels had some strong words for opponents of biotechnology when he addressed the American Seed Trade Association annual meeting in Indianapolis recently. “It’s...Show More Summary
By Neal Urwitz When Gov. Mitch Daniels talks about higher education, we should listen. The former governor of Indiana and current President of Purdue University is one of the most thoughtful policy experts in the country. Many people in higher education were thrilled he chose to devote his talents to being a university president. Show More Summary
By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels wasted no time. The day after the Republican was sworn in as governor on Jan. 10, 2005, he issued an executive order rescinding collective bargaining rights for state employees.
In the NYT: "Union Leaders Gird for Battle Against Republican Running for Governor of Illinois."While struggles over the role of unions have boiled over in recent years in Republican-held Midwestern states like Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana...Show More Summary
by Doug Martin Michelle Rhee’s political funding machine has entered Indiana, and the fake Democrat who once spoke at the statehouse with former governor Mitch Daniels is now handing cash to the rightest of the right-wing in Indiana, the latest none other than ALEC member Bob Behning. Show More Summary
by Doug Martin As a means to hold Purdue and other universities “accountable,” Mitch Daniels, in late December, announced the Purdue-Gallup Index which will track how well students in higher education fit into the US workforce. Anyone...Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has made some odd remarks about running for president. As did former Indiana governor Mitch Daniels, he has disclosed his wife is against a run for the presidency. Maybe that is being coy, but if he’s going to play coy he may well end up annoying supporters and donors who lose patience […]
Not surprisingly, the liberal media on Friday focused on leaked details from Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's new book "Double Down" that involved Barack Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Mitt Romney, and Chris Christie. Yet...Show More Summary
When a reporter asked Mitch Daniels, the former Republican governor of Indiana, what the country is doing to inhibit growth at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast held in Washington on Wednesday, he responded, “What are we doing that...Show More Summary