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THE ANSWER to the Higher Ed Crisis

Here via WaP’s Wonkblog is one person’s comprehensive revision of US Higher Ed – I am sure NMSU administrators will be at the forefront of the advocates. (admin: here’s the pdf of that article. Note also the Fast Co subsequent posting on $10k...

Tuition Is Too Damn High – th Bowen Effect

Part VI of the Wonkblog Series is on the Bowen effect, which I have indicated rings true to my experience: Bowen summarized the theory, also known as the “revenue theory of cost,” in five rules: 1. “The dominant goals of institutions are educational excellence,...

Higher Ed Costs Series

The Washington Post Wonkblog is running a series “Why is Tuition so Damn High?” which I recommend. There are two basic economic theories that lead the discussion list when trying to understand why higher ed costs are skyrocketing relative to all other...