No job if you only have an online degree

USA“American universities are rejecting job applications from academics with online degrees – even if the institutions offer those degrees themselves. Good enough for luring in student tuition, it seems, but not good enough for hiring as faculty. For several years, the number of vacancy descriptions that state ‘no online degrees’ has been increasing. The first ‘no online degree’ declarations were posted for international academic positions and this was to be expected because many other countries had serious problems with diploma mills – those fake institutions that offer degrees for money …” (more)

[John Richard Schrock, University World News, 10 May]

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