(From NewAmerica.net):

“Building a New AAU: The Case for Redefining Higher Education Excellence”

By Kevin Carey

    The most influential higher education organization in America isn’t part of the government. It doesn’t regulate anyone or donate to political campaigns. It’s just a private club with five dozen members, representing less than two percent of all the colleges and universities in America. 

Yet this tiny cabal of venerable institutions has done more to shape and, increasingly, harm the cause of higher learning in America than any other group one could name. It’s called the Association of American Universities. READ MORE HERE