April 24, 2008
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May 18, 2011 |
For many families, the cost of higher education is out of reach, while others can manage it only if they take on debt that could take decades to pay off. President Obama, meanwhile, has lofty goals for higher education. In his first joint address to Congress, in 2009, the president said that the United States should "once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. " To be first again, the Education Department says, 60 percent of young adults would have to obtain an associate or bachelor's degree by 2020.
April 24, 2008
Higher education is available throughout the metro area, including at four-year universities, community colleges and schools that offer certification in nearly every field. The District has a premier college for deaf and hearing-impaired students in Gallaudet University. Corcoran College of Art and Design, also in the District, offers bachelor's and master's degrees. The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis is the area's most heralded defense-oriented institution, but it is not alone in that field.
April 23, 2009
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: We might have to run her for something someday. That was terrific. Thank you, Stephanie (ph). I want to also introduce Yvonne (ph) Thomas (ph), who's Stephanie's (ph) proud mother. And we appreciate everything that you've done. And Stephanie's (ph) father, Albert, is around here as well. You know, there are few things as fundamental to the American dream or as essential for America's success as a good education. This has never been more true than it is today. At a time when our children are competing with kids in China and...
October 31, 2011 |
This piece is part of an On Leadership roundtable on higher education and the 21st-century leadership challenge for university presidents. Like many other sectors of the U.S. economy, higher education is suffering. State universities have been on the receiving end of significant legislative budget cuts for the past four years. And as they have increased tuition to make up for the lost revenue, they have gotten an earful from students, parents and state legislators. Even private universities are experiencing "tuition fatigue"...
January 5, 2013
Regarding Charles Lane's Jan. 1 op-ed column, "Big bloat on campus" : It's true that expenditures on the administration of higher education, including the expanding sector of "student services," have been growing more quickly than spending on teaching and learning. But are greedy higher-education administrators the main source of tuition increases? The Wall Street Journal report that Mr. Lane cited stated that administrative costs at the University of Minnesota represented 9 percent of total...