I’ve been fascinated with Minerva since it was an idea. From the New York Times, “Consider one emerging approach, wherein students hop from campus to campus across continents, earning an undergraduate degree in the process. In these programs, they spend the majority of their college years outside the United States and immerse themselves in diverse cultures. Foreign cities are their classrooms.”
The concept, and the foundational principles, are fantastic. Now, according to this article in Getting Smart (link below) it is the most selective university in the world. Great to read this recent article and see the fantastic progress.
By Tom Vander Ark – As a venture-based startup, Minerva has developed slowly. As a new form of higher education, progress from concept to enrollment was lightning fast.