Edited By Joseph L. DeVitis and Pietro A. Sasso
4. Civic Engagement and Higher Learning
In the midst of the most substantive fiscal and demographic challenges to higher education since the Great Depression, universities and colleges face dramatic problems in reconfiguring the pricing and delivery of undergraduate education. Tuitions rise along with increasing student debt. According to the national narrative, students and families confront the rising cost of college with uncertainty, fearing that for too many, higher education may be priced beyond their means. Families worry that tuition debt burdens will overwhelm them, particularly if their students are unable to secure adequate post-graduation employment set at meaningful levels of compensation.
You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.
This site requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals.
Do you have any questions? Contact us.Or login to access all content.