Time to Get Real About Tuition
That higher education is facing a moment of crisis is widely understood. A perfect storm of conditions—a lack of confidence in voices of authority, incivility in discourse, the economic fragility of students and families, and a craving for immediate return on investment—has fostered a cynicism in the public that has persuaded many that a college degree is simply no longer worth it.
Originally published: August 28, 2023
Author: David Bushman
Institution: Bridgewater College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed