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Conclusion

Conclusion  

Goldie Blumenstyk

in American Higher Education in Crisis?: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
13 November 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199374090.003.0006
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Should we be optimistic about the future of higher education in America? In May 2014, Gallup reported results of the first of five planned annual surveys on the state of American ... More
Costs, Spending, and Debt

Costs, Spending, and Debt  

Goldie Blumenstyk

in American Higher Education in Crisis?: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
13 November 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199374090.003.0003
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How much does America spend on higher education, and how has that changed over time? Higher education is big business. The nearly $500 billion in revenues generated annually by ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Goldie Blumenstyk

in American Higher Education in Crisis?: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
13 November 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199374090.003.0001
Format: 
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Is higher education in America in crisis? Over the past thirty years, the price of college has gone up faster than prices of almost all other goods and services. Student debt is at ... More
Students

Students  

Goldie Blumenstyk

in American Higher Education in Crisis?: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
13 November 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199374090.003.0002
Format: 
chapter
Who goes to college in America? The population of the United States is far better educated today than it has ever been, and by some measures, that’s a national success story. In ... More
What’s Ahead

What’s Ahead  

Goldie Blumenstyk

in American Higher Education in Crisis?: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
13 November 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199374090.003.0005
Format: 
chapter
What does “disruption” mean when it comes to the future of higher education? In this period of what might be considered higher education’s era of the re-set, “disruption” may well ... More
Who’s in Charge? Leadership Pressures— From Within and Without

Who’s in Charge? Leadership Pressures— From Within and Without  

Goldie Blumenstyk

in American Higher Education in Crisis?: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
13 November 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199374090.003.0004
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How are colleges run? Is their unusual practice of “shared governance” in danger? Public and private colleges are run by the governing boards that have fiduciary responsibility for ... More

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