Arthur Levine—a reliable source for higher-ed disaster-porn—in a [*Chronicle* piece]( (co-authored with Scott Van Pelt):

> Anticipating such upheaval, some institutions are already evolving. […] To look forward rather than backward is no easy feat. Colleges must confront their tendency toward magical thinking — their belief that institutional challenges will somehow vanish. Another trap is complacency and an assumption of institutional exceptionalism — the idea that each college is special, shielded, somehow, from the woes confronting other institutions.

The [commentary]( is a self-parody—a client-pitch slide deck in "prose."