May 7, 2019 Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America
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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Heritage Foundation
Higher education in America is in crisis. Costs are too high, learning is too little, and the payoff to students and society is increasingly problematic. In Restoring the Promise, Richard Vedder shows how the precarious position of colleges and universities results from a mostly unsuccessful expansion of governmental involvement in the academy, especially at the federal level.
The book examines today’s most serious issues in higher education, including free speech and academic freedom; tuition and other costs; culture and curricula; governance; gender, race and diversity; due process; admissions; student loans; and much more. It diagnoses problems and identifies solutions.
~ Books will be available for purchase and to be signed by the author. ~
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