In these economically trying times, we can see that our value proposition has never been more important. People who come only because the school is cheaper won't come back. There's always a cheaper one.
Until catholic Institutions throw off the yoke of the accrediting boards, and exercise a free judgment on basic educational questions, they will never be able to realize in practice any of the principles which belong to Catholic education. Reforming Education: The Order of Learning, page 185, 186
What is the point of covering ground, if the students' feet never touch it, if they never learn through independent exercise to walk by themselves, with head erect and unafraid of all intellecutal opposition and difficulty... I would feel happier about the graduates of Catholic colleges if they were really to understand a few truths well... rather than be able to recite... philosophical answers to problems they did not really understand or take seriously. Reforming Education, chapter 13, The Order of Learning