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.
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.
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.
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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