Higher Education Cost Lowering; Still Higher Than Inflation |

 

 

 

 

Higher Education Cost Lowering; Still Higher Than Inflation |.

I stood hand-in-hand with my fellow students from NC State back in late 1990’s making this same case. To see the problem persists begs a serious question. What do you think about this?

Published by Dr. Michael D. Anthony

I currently serve as the Vice President of Student Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, IL. I served as an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Louisville and Loyola University in Chicago, IL. In order to expand my life's work beyond my day-to-day job, I started my own consulting work in leadership and diversity in 2008. I completed my Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development at the University of Louisville, where I also earned my Master of Arts degree in Higher Education Administration. I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with a concentration in Marketing from North Carolina State University. A native of Charlotte, NC I am passionate about leadership development, organizational change, and the ability of effective leaders to transform their communities. During my professional career I have made it my personal goal to be a strong and vocal advocate for students, faculty, and staff, and have a life-long vision to empower others to affect positive change in their community. I live in Rochester, MN.

2 thoughts on “Higher Education Cost Lowering; Still Higher Than Inflation |

  1. It is important to note that the rapid rise in college costs parallels the rapid decline of state support of public higher ed. I would like to see an analysis of college costs that controls for this. The result is a shift from a system in which we, the public, pay the costs of higher ed because it has significant value to ensuring a vibrant democracy, to one in which the individual students bear most of the cost of the system of higher ed. Who’s interests does this shift serve?

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    1. Ah yes, the fundamental question: is education a public or private good. Evidence suggest the latter, which has implications for what obligations public institutions and their graduates have to the public.

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