The Cost of Higher Education

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The Cost of Higher Education

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...

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.

Guests

Tom Ross

President, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina

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.�

Terry Hartle

Senior Vice President, American Council on Education, a trade association representing roughly 2000 2-year and 4-year public and private universities.

Scott Jaschik

editor, Inside Higher Ed

Karen Gualtieri

Dean of Enrollment Management for Rockland Community College, part of the State University of New York

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