Key Issues Currently Facing American Higher Education
Ehrenberg, Ronald G.
In this paper, presented at the NACUBO annual meetings in Milwaukee in 2004, the author traces the fundamental problems facing the country’s colleges and universities, in particular the reasons for the rapid rise in tuition across the United States above inflation rates, and also the disparity in faculty salaries between public and private institutions.
higher education; faculty compensation; tuition; inflation
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