Guest Host: Steve Roberts

Over the past twenty years, the cost of a college education has outpaced the rate of inflation. Despite efforts by Harvard, Yale and a few other schools to offset set spiraling tuitions, many students graduate from college with huge debts. A look at the cost of a college degree and what some are doing to make higher education more affordable.


  • Karen Gualtieri Dean of Enrollment Management for Rockland Community College, part of the State University of New York
  • Scott Jaschik editor, Inside Higher Ed
  • Terry Hartle Senior Vice President, American Council on Education, a trade association representing roughly 2000 2-year and 4-year public and private universities.
  • Richard Vedder Visiting scholar at A.E.I. and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. He's also a professor of economics at Ohio State University and author of �Going Broke By Degree � Why College Costs Too Much.�
  • Tom Ross President, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina

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