Financing American Higher Education in the Era of Globalization

Financing American Higher Education in the Era of Globalization

by William Zumeta, David W. Breneman, Patrick M. Callan, Joni E. Finney
     
 

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This ambitious book grows out of the realization that a convergence of economic, demographic, and political forces in the early twenty-first century requires a fundamental reexamination of the financing of American higher education.

The authors identify and address basic issues and trends that cut across the sectors of higher education, focusing on such

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This ambitious book grows out of the realization that a convergence of economic, demographic, and political forces in the early twenty-first century requires a fundamental reexamination of the financing of American higher education.

The authors identify and address basic issues and trends that cut across the sectors of higher education, focusing on such questions as how much higher education the country needs for individual opportunity and for economic viability in the future; how responsibility for paying for it is currently allocated; and how financing higher education should be addressed in the future.

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Financing American Higher Education in the Era of Globalization is an outstanding and timely contribution to the literature on higher education finance... Zumeta and his colleagues have provided an outstanding and timely book that should be widely and carefully read by scholars, students, and policy makers alike.” — D. Bruce JohnstoneThe Journal of Higher Education

“This book is a tool that scholars and leaders alike can embrace as a resource for future debate.” — Brandy D. Smith, The Review of Higher Education

“Financing American Higher Education in the Era of Globalization” is a sage and much recommended pick for community and library educational studies collections.” — Midwest Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612501253
Publisher:
Harvard Education Press
Publication date:
02/21/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
706,202
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


William Zumeta is a professor in the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs and the College of Education at the University of Washington and a fellow at the TIAA-CREF Institute. David W. Breneman is university professor, Newton and Rita Meyers Professor in Economics of Education, and former dean of the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. Patrick M. Callan is president of the Higher Education Policy Institute. Joni E. Finney is a professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania and vice president of the Higher Education Policy Institute.

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