How has Shimer College done since the inmates took it over? A ranking of colleges published by Washington Monthly in October — based on cost of tuition, student indebtedness, and graduation rates and adjusted for the percentage of students who are minority or low-income — ranked Shimer the worst college in America.
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With a sad heart, I tender my resignation from the board of trustees of Shimer College, to be effective immediately. My love for the Great Books and interest in seeing college students introduced to them are undiminished, but I no longer believe that serving on the Shimer board is the best way to advance these interests.