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Does College Cause Inequality?

Does College Cause Inequality?

One theme in the post-war American dream has been that college education improves opportunities and increases equality.  A recent piece in the Atlantic highlighted studies suggesting that may no longer be the case.  One surprise finding–due to declining government support, public institutions may be just as culpable as privates: Colleges actively recruit “full pay” students […]

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The Future of the Workforce:  How Public Colleges will deal with the “New Normal”

The Future of the Workforce: How Public Colleges will deal with the “New Normal”

The Chronicle of Higher Education has an interesting piece on the challenges facing public and land-grant institutions these days.  A recent conference examined how these colleges should respond to the “new normal” of unending austerity.  The approaches discussed focused on the need for sacrifices and adjusted expectations on the part of the entire campus:  administrators, […]

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