We Desperately Need to Reform Our Approach to Public Universities

The cost of college is indisputably high. But running a college, especially one deeply engaged in research, is also extraordinarily complex. Are our public institutions at risk? Johns Hopkins president Ron Daniels will argue that the marked decline in state funding of colleges and universities alongside state regulatory and governance constraints are exposing a major vulnerability to the enterprise of higher ed. What should be done?

Festival: 2016

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

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