Education Week Interview: Morton Schapiro, President of Northwestern University

Throughout the entire week of May 16, WBBM’s Noon Business Hour is focusing on education with a variety of expert interviews providing information on the college application process. Lasting through May 20, find out more about Education Week here.

Monday’s interview subject: Morton Schapiro, President of Northwestern University. WBBM Newsradio’s Kris Kridel and Cisco Cotto talked to Schapiro, obtaining insight on the current landscape of education.

Has the value of a college education held up over time?

Schapiro thinks so, saying, “If you actually look at the objective data, the returns for higher education is higher than it’s ever been…”

Schapiro also talked about how students should approach choosing a major, how much students actually pay in tuition and how the number of international students that go to Northwestern University.

Listen to the full interview above

Education Week continues tomorrow at 12:39 pm.

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