What can Uber, Airbnb, Zipcar, Netflix, and the flood of start-ups springing out of the "Access-Economy" teach us about higher education?
Maybe the lesson is that when MORE people have EASIER access to the SPECIFIC things they need to grow, advance, and succeed - they are more likely to achieve those things.
No formal admissions process
No 4 year college plan
No student debt
No required courses
Not unlike the bookmobile: you don't come to the learning, the learning comes to you!