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 Dr. Clifton R. Wharton, Jr., President Emeritus, Michigan State University; Chancellor Emeritus, State University of New York System; Former Chairman and CEO, TIAA-CREF; Former Chairman, Rockefeller Foundation; U.S. Deputy Secretary of State
There have been dramatic changes and declines in the levels and sources of financial support for higher education in the past few decades. Why is this happening?