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The Resource Tuition rising : why college costs so much, Ronald G. Ehrenberg

Tuition rising : why college costs so much, Ronald G. Ehrenberg

Label
Tuition rising : why college costs so much
Title
Tuition rising
Title remainder
why college costs so much
Statement of responsibility
Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ehrenberg, Ronald G
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2342
LC item number
.E42 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • College costs
  • Education, Higher
  • Universities and colleges
Label
Tuition rising : why college costs so much, Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-302) and index
Contents
I: Setting the stage. Why do costs keep rising at selective private colleges and universities. Who is in charge of the university ? -- II: Wealth and the quest for prestige. Endowment policies, development policies, and the color of money. Undergraduate and graduate program rankings. Admissions and financial aid policies -- III: The Primacy of science over economics. Why relative prices don't matter. Staying on the cutting edge in science -- IV: The faculty. Salaries. Tenure and the end of mandatory retirement -- V: Space. Deferred maintenance, space planning, and imperfect information. The costs of space -- VI: Academic and administrative issues. Internal transfer prices. Enrollment management. Information technology, libraries, and distance learning -- VII: The nonacademic infrastructure. Parking and transportation. Cooling systems -- VIII: Student life. Intercollegiate athletics and gender equity. Dining and housing -- IX: Conclusion. Looking to the future. A final thought
Control code
43706614
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 322 p.
Isbn
9780674003286
Lccn
00035086
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Tuition rising : why college costs so much, Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-302) and index
Contents
I: Setting the stage. Why do costs keep rising at selective private colleges and universities. Who is in charge of the university ? -- II: Wealth and the quest for prestige. Endowment policies, development policies, and the color of money. Undergraduate and graduate program rankings. Admissions and financial aid policies -- III: The Primacy of science over economics. Why relative prices don't matter. Staying on the cutting edge in science -- IV: The faculty. Salaries. Tenure and the end of mandatory retirement -- V: Space. Deferred maintenance, space planning, and imperfect information. The costs of space -- VI: Academic and administrative issues. Internal transfer prices. Enrollment management. Information technology, libraries, and distance learning -- VII: The nonacademic infrastructure. Parking and transportation. Cooling systems -- VIII: Student life. Intercollegiate athletics and gender equity. Dining and housing -- IX: Conclusion. Looking to the future. A final thought
Control code
43706614
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 322 p.
Isbn
9780674003286
Lccn
00035086
Other physical details
ill.

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