(From the Wall Street Journal):
How to Get College Tuition Under Control
By Douglas Belkin
In the past decade, college tuition has risen three times as fast as the consumer-price index and twice as fast as medical care.
How can that be—and what can be done about it?
To answer those questions, The Wall Street Journal invited three economists with distinctly different orientations within higher education to discuss the issue.
Rudy Fichtenbaum teaches at Wright State University, Fairborn, Ohio, and is president of the American Association of University Professors, which promotes academic freedom and shared governance on college campuses. Katharine Lyall was president of the University of Wisconsin System from 1992 to 2004. Richard Vedder is director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, Washington, D.C., which researches cost and efficiency in higher education. READ MORE HERE