A recent article in The Chicago Tribune described a continuing debate in business schools over whether their enrollees should be regarded as “customers” rather than as traditional students. Should the students have more say over what they are taught and even how they are judged? What’s the risk of the student-consumer approach in M.B.A. programs? And does the issue reflect broader issues in higher education?
- Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, president emeritus, George Washington
- Edward A. Snyder, dean, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
- David Bejou, dean, Elizabeth City State University School of Business
- Richard Vedder, professor of economics, Ohio University
- Mark C. Taylor, professor of religion, Columbia University