Lower Ed

Author: Tressie McMillan Cottom
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 162097102X
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Drawing on more than one hundred interviews with students, employees, executives, and activists, Lower Ed tells the story of the benefits, pitfalls, and real costs of a for-profit education.

Degrees Of Inequality

Author: Suzanne Mettler
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
ISBN: 0465044964
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In Degrees of Inequality, acclaimed political scientist Suzanne Mettler explains why the system has gone so horribly wrong and why the American Dream is increasingly out of reach for so many.

The Chronicle Of Higher Education Almanac

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Nevada's Legislature, which meets bienniallv. last convened in 2001. so it
considered no new budget requests in 2002. Over all. slate spending on higher
education rose 6.8 percent, to nearly $371 -million, for 2002-3. not counting the
recently announced cuts. Undergraduate tuition will rise 3 J percent in 2002-3.
and graduate and community-college students will pay 3.4 percent more. Slate
expenditures on unancial aid will slay almost level, ai $12 :-rrulhon. In 2003-4.
though, ...

Federal Reserve Bank Of Boston Regional Review

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Instruments lose footing in New England precision instruments have long been
an economic driver for New England; the industry accounts for 12 percent of New
England's exports, versus 6 percent of U.S. exports. But the region lost
employment and export share ... health care have soared in New England far
above the national average, prompting more businesses to expand in lower-cost
regions such as the South and Southwest. And because of a New England credit
squeeze, ...

Academic Identity

Author: Robert P. Engvall
Publisher: Hampton Press (NJ)
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Visions of truth, education, and justice, have also been hampered by the realities
of a new corporate and flexible workforce. Nelson (1997) lamented the difficulties
that faculty will have in healing ourselves given the increasing use of adjuncts,
which he explained are just the sort of "flexible (disposable) workforce" that bond-
rating services consider a sign of financial health (p. 2). The thought that college
presidents might somehow be "above" worrying about such trivialities as these, ...

Student Handbook

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ISBN: 9780871975072
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The economic news was not all bad: the consumer price index was up only 3.1%,
a five- year low; the international trade deficit of $8,620,000,000 was the lowest
for a decade; and non- farm productivity showed a gain of 0.3%, the first in three
years. Even the troubled savings and loan institutions did better, the 2096 that
had not needed government help showing an overall profit of almost
$2,000,000,000, although by now 700 other institutions had been seized by the
government.

Perspectives

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Unfortunately, college and university administrations did not uphold their part of
the bargain, choosing to address a sharp rise in undergraduate history
enrollments by hiring more part-time faculty or simply allowing larger class sizes.
There was a solid increase in the number of ... in the number of part- time faculty.
More troubling still, a comparison between Directory listings and responses to the
AHA departmental survey suggests that the listings increasingly understate the
number ...

Standard Poor S Creditweek

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CREDIT BULLETINS SUFFOLK COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT
AGENCY, NEW YORK/DOWLING COLLEGE A BBB' rating is assigned to $6.8
million Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency, N.Y.'s $6.8 million
revenue bonds series 1990 due 2020, ... Other factors include a reserve funded
at maximum debt service, relatively low unrestricted monies, and moderate debt
burden. ... Enrollment growth has been exceptional, rising 65% to 4,206 between
1985-1990.

Aha Perspectives

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Unfortunately, college and university administrations did not uphold their part of
the bargain, choosing to address a sharp rise in undergraduate history
enrollments by hiring more part-time faculty or simply allowing larger class sizes.
There was a solid increase in the ... PhDs were employed in 1995. We know in
general that faculty at two-year colleges are more likely to be employed part-time
and receive lower average compensation, but do not know how this bears out in
history ...