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The Resource Restoring the promise : higher education in America, Richard K. Vedder

Restoring the promise : higher education in America, Richard K. Vedder

Label
Restoring the promise : higher education in America
Title
Restoring the promise
Title remainder
higher education in America
Statement of responsibility
Richard K. Vedder
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vedder, Richard K
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Higher
  • Public universities and colleges
  • Higher education and state
  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Higher
  • Higher education and state
  • Public universities and colleges
  • United States
Label
Restoring the promise : higher education in America, Richard K. Vedder
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Higher education's triple crisis -- Why go to college anyway? -- College is too costly -- Students aren't learning critical knowledge and employable skills -- College graduates are underemployed -- How did we get here? -- Nearly four centuries of higher learning -- Why fees and costs are rising so fast -- Why endowments don't lower the cost of tuition -- The federal student financial assistance debt crisis -- Where does all the money go? -- Universities? : Spending perversities -- Nonacademic activities and rip-offs -- The edifice complex -- The costly enterprise of intercollegiate athletics -- Is educating students a top priority? -- The conundrum of research -- The academic cartel of accreditation -- The scandal of diversity -- The weaknesses of current university governance -- Where do we go from here? -- The three I's of university reform -- The failure of government higher education policy -- Reforming higher education
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 400 pages
Isbn
9781598133271
Lccn
2019006382
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1090283117
Label
Restoring the promise : higher education in America, Richard K. Vedder
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Higher education's triple crisis -- Why go to college anyway? -- College is too costly -- Students aren't learning critical knowledge and employable skills -- College graduates are underemployed -- How did we get here? -- Nearly four centuries of higher learning -- Why fees and costs are rising so fast -- Why endowments don't lower the cost of tuition -- The federal student financial assistance debt crisis -- Where does all the money go? -- Universities? : Spending perversities -- Nonacademic activities and rip-offs -- The edifice complex -- The costly enterprise of intercollegiate athletics -- Is educating students a top priority? -- The conundrum of research -- The academic cartel of accreditation -- The scandal of diversity -- The weaknesses of current university governance -- Where do we go from here? -- The three I's of university reform -- The failure of government higher education policy -- Reforming higher education
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 400 pages
Isbn
9781598133271
Lccn
2019006382
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1090283117

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