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Strategic Issues Program

Issues & Research

Higher Education

These are unsettling times for colleges and universities across the U.S. Rising costs, declining affordability, disruptive technologies, for-profit competitors, and other concerns have created a growing sense of unease among academic administrators, trustees, faculty and staff. These concerns are not unfounded. The changes that lie on the educational horizon are likely to be profound. The future of higher education deserves careful study, factually-based perspectives and reasoned discourse. The Strategic Issues Program seeks to provide a forum for education and thoughtful discussion on this topic.

The links in this section include helpful online resources for those interested in learning more about higher education in an era of change.