Articles tagged: aid

Paying for Higher Education and Research

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By Don M. Randel, President Emeritus, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the University of Chicago

The market has made higher education in the United States what it is, complete with features that many wish to complain about, including certain kinds of facilities and staff that contribute to rising costs.

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The Real Crisis in Higher Education

The Real Crisis in Higher Education
By John L. Hennessy, President, Stanford University

Much has been written about the rising costs of higher education and increasing student debt levels, but hidden amid the conversation is another crisis with even more profound implications—the completion rate for today’s college students.

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For What It’s Worth: The Value of a University Education

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By Amy Gutmann, President, University of Pennsylvania

Do universities provide private and public benefits commensurate with their private and public costs? This is a complex, but not impossible, question to answer.

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Fault Lines in the Compact: Higher Education and the Public Interest of the United States

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By Ronald J. Daniels, President, Johns Hopkins University;
Phillip M. Spector, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Johns Hopkins University;
Rebecca Goetz, Research Assistant

The relationship between government and the university in the United States is, in the minds of many commentators, fraught.

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