Are College Presidents Ready to Guide Higher Education Into the Future?

Escalating costs of higher education are driving some colleges and universities to rethink their business models. Demographic changes are reshaping student populations. Job pressures for newly minted college graduates are fierce, challenging curriculum and budgets. And politicians are wringing their hands as other countries are improving education outcomes more quickly than the US. How are today’s college and university presidents confronting these challenges?

Festival: 2016

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