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The Resource The rising costs of higher education : a reference handbook, John R. Thelin

The rising costs of higher education : a reference handbook, John R. Thelin

Label
The rising costs of higher education : a reference handbook
Title
The rising costs of higher education
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
John R. Thelin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Record levels of student indebtedness, overemphasis on college sports, and deteriorating conditions of undergraduate education are among the concerns raised about the American system of postsecondary education
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
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Thelin, John R.
Dewey number
378.3/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2342
LC item number
.T45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary world issues
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • College costs
  • Education
  • Education, Higher
  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION
  • College costs
  • Education
  • Education, Higher
  • United States
Label
The rising costs of higher education : a reference handbook, John R. Thelin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Background and history. Introduction: college costs in the national news media -- From popular press to public policies -- Context: access and affordability in American higher education : College costs: a tradition of college cosumerism ; Charters and college building in America ; College costs and competition in the 19th century -- Context: student financial aid precedents and practices: Attracting students by discounts and low prices ; Prosperity and prestige from 1880 to 1910 ; Colleges between World War I and World War II ; Post-World War II innovation: the GI Bill and student financial aid ; Prestige and popularity of colleges, 1950 to 1970 ; Need-blind admissions and need-based financial aid, 1960 to 1980 -- The federal government and student financial aid initiatives, 1950 to 2010 : Hard times: the new depression in higher education, 1973 to 1985 ; The high point of student consumerism -- Cost escalation and tuition price fixing allegations : The rise of loans in federal student financial aid programs, 1978 to 2011 ; The best of times and the worst of times in student financial aid, 2000 to 2011 -- Context: categories of college costs and the contemporary campus -- Costs complexity: the case of the multipurpose university -- Prices and costs in higher education: decentralized academic budgeting -- References
  • Problems, controversies, and solutions. Connections: past to present -- Concepts crucial to college costs -- The complexity of the modern campus -- Universities versus business corporations -- Problems within the college and university : The faculty as the problem in rising college costs ; The administration as the problem in rising college costs ; Students as the problem in rising college costs ; Research and development as a problem in rising college costs ; Academic medical centers as a problem in rising college costs ; Intercollegiate athletics as a problem in rising college costs ; Policy prospective: state government and higher education ; Policy perspective: the federal government and higher education -- Controversies over policies: problems of rising college costs : Prince versus cost ; Access versus choice ; Admissions versus affordability ; Efficiency versus effectiveness ; Student financial aid: "need-based" versus "merit" scholarships ; Student financial aid: packaging and layers ; Public good versus private good ; The "tuition gap" ; Controversy: explanations on college costs -- Solutions to the problems of rising college costs : Solution: faculty accountability ; Solution: eliminate faculty tenure ; Solution: high tuition, high need-based aid ; Solution: clarity of purpose ; Solution: rely on distance learning technology ; Solution: rely on private fundraising -- Conclusion: equity and excellence in American higher education -- References
  • Perspectives. Introduction to the forum on policy perspectives -- The college cost problem: the view from the Delta Cost Project / Jane V. Wellman -- Perspective on the rising costs of Higher education / Ronald G. Ehrenberg -- College cost: over hyped and misunderstood / Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman -- How much have college prices really increased? / Terry W. Hartle -- Why cost matters: the taxpayer burden of higher education / Jorge Klor de Alva -- Too high a price? the impact of college prices on underserved students / Brian A. Sponsler and Alisa F. Cunningham -- Just say no to "sticker price" / Andrew P. Kelly -- Forecasting our risks / Kristine E. Dillon -- Commotion at the gates: higher education's evolving role in U.S. inequality / James C. Hearn -- International perspectives on the rising cost of higher education / D. Bruce Jonstone
  • Profiles. Key organizations and programs -- Key persons --Key publications
  • Documents. Introduction -- Constitution of the American Society for Educating Pious Youth for the Gospel Ministry (1815) -- The Morrill Land Grant Act (1862) -- Foundations and the privately endowed university as a new type (1922) -- Serviceman's Readjustment Act (1944) -- President's Commission Report on Higher Education for American Democracy (1947) -- California Master Plan (The Donahoe Act) (1960) -- Higher education Act Reauthorization: creation of the BEOG (Pell Grants) (1972) -- What price egalitarianism? (1981) -- Delta Cost Project Report Summary (2009) -- Resources -- Chronology
Control code
ocn805057770
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 364 pages
Isbn
9781610691710
Lccn
2012036136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o805057770
  • (OCoLC)805057770
Label
The rising costs of higher education : a reference handbook, John R. Thelin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Background and history. Introduction: college costs in the national news media -- From popular press to public policies -- Context: access and affordability in American higher education : College costs: a tradition of college cosumerism ; Charters and college building in America ; College costs and competition in the 19th century -- Context: student financial aid precedents and practices: Attracting students by discounts and low prices ; Prosperity and prestige from 1880 to 1910 ; Colleges between World War I and World War II ; Post-World War II innovation: the GI Bill and student financial aid ; Prestige and popularity of colleges, 1950 to 1970 ; Need-blind admissions and need-based financial aid, 1960 to 1980 -- The federal government and student financial aid initiatives, 1950 to 2010 : Hard times: the new depression in higher education, 1973 to 1985 ; The high point of student consumerism -- Cost escalation and tuition price fixing allegations : The rise of loans in federal student financial aid programs, 1978 to 2011 ; The best of times and the worst of times in student financial aid, 2000 to 2011 -- Context: categories of college costs and the contemporary campus -- Costs complexity: the case of the multipurpose university -- Prices and costs in higher education: decentralized academic budgeting -- References
  • Problems, controversies, and solutions. Connections: past to present -- Concepts crucial to college costs -- The complexity of the modern campus -- Universities versus business corporations -- Problems within the college and university : The faculty as the problem in rising college costs ; The administration as the problem in rising college costs ; Students as the problem in rising college costs ; Research and development as a problem in rising college costs ; Academic medical centers as a problem in rising college costs ; Intercollegiate athletics as a problem in rising college costs ; Policy prospective: state government and higher education ; Policy perspective: the federal government and higher education -- Controversies over policies: problems of rising college costs : Prince versus cost ; Access versus choice ; Admissions versus affordability ; Efficiency versus effectiveness ; Student financial aid: "need-based" versus "merit" scholarships ; Student financial aid: packaging and layers ; Public good versus private good ; The "tuition gap" ; Controversy: explanations on college costs -- Solutions to the problems of rising college costs : Solution: faculty accountability ; Solution: eliminate faculty tenure ; Solution: high tuition, high need-based aid ; Solution: clarity of purpose ; Solution: rely on distance learning technology ; Solution: rely on private fundraising -- Conclusion: equity and excellence in American higher education -- References
  • Perspectives. Introduction to the forum on policy perspectives -- The college cost problem: the view from the Delta Cost Project / Jane V. Wellman -- Perspective on the rising costs of Higher education / Ronald G. Ehrenberg -- College cost: over hyped and misunderstood / Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman -- How much have college prices really increased? / Terry W. Hartle -- Why cost matters: the taxpayer burden of higher education / Jorge Klor de Alva -- Too high a price? the impact of college prices on underserved students / Brian A. Sponsler and Alisa F. Cunningham -- Just say no to "sticker price" / Andrew P. Kelly -- Forecasting our risks / Kristine E. Dillon -- Commotion at the gates: higher education's evolving role in U.S. inequality / James C. Hearn -- International perspectives on the rising cost of higher education / D. Bruce Jonstone
  • Profiles. Key organizations and programs -- Key persons --Key publications
  • Documents. Introduction -- Constitution of the American Society for Educating Pious Youth for the Gospel Ministry (1815) -- The Morrill Land Grant Act (1862) -- Foundations and the privately endowed university as a new type (1922) -- Serviceman's Readjustment Act (1944) -- President's Commission Report on Higher Education for American Democracy (1947) -- California Master Plan (The Donahoe Act) (1960) -- Higher education Act Reauthorization: creation of the BEOG (Pell Grants) (1972) -- What price egalitarianism? (1981) -- Delta Cost Project Report Summary (2009) -- Resources -- Chronology
Control code
ocn805057770
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 364 pages
Isbn
9781610691710
Lccn
2012036136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o805057770
  • (OCoLC)805057770

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