Slashing humanities degrees; preparing for a queen sacrifice?

Bryan Alexander
3 min readMar 17, 2023

Greetings from a rainy, chilly northeastern Virginia day. I’m buried on work, especially on climate change and AI, but wanted to note this story as I keep modeling post-peak higher education.

In Minnesota is a pair of campuses, the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, which, while separately named and around five miles apart, are closely linked, even to the point of sharing the same board of trustees.

Those trustees just approved a proposal from their combined president to cut a…

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Bryan Alexander

Futurist, speaker, writer, educator. Author of the FTTE report, UNIVERSITIES ON FIRE, and ACADEMIA NEXT. Creator of The Future Trends Forum.