• Posts Tagged ‘tuition’

    A Terrible Boss

    by  • May 22, 2012 • Articles • 0 Comments

    A terrible boss is someone whose main demand from you is that you not make him look bad. This is the source of statements like, “just get it done, I don’t care how.” If they were good at their job, they would have some idea how. Or, if they didn’t know how to do...

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    The Ponzi Professoriate

    by  • January 31, 2012 • Articles • 2 Comments

    Some schools are better at keeping tuition low than others. They are held up as models of how to fix higher education, since the crisis that garners the most media attention is whether paying top-tier tuition is still a good investment, given that even college graduates have difficulty finding jobs. It is newsworthy when...

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    Declining State Aid and Out-of-State Tuition

    by  • January 22, 2012 • Observations • 0 Comments

    The Washington Post recently ran an interesting editorial about college tuition in the face of declining state aid. As universities have seen the amount of money they receive from the state drop from just under half of their operating budgets to anywhere between 1/6th to 1/14th, they can no longer afford to enroll students...

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