Lets Not Lose Our Advantage in Higher Education
By Amanda L. Griffith
This article appeared in the Winter 2022/23 issue of The Independent Review.
The price of higher education has risen due to the rising cost of the high-skilled labor it employs and increased demand for high quality education. This essay predicts that higher education will respond with cost-cutting measures, such as the increasing use of non-tenure-track instructors, online teaching, and larger class sizes. However, these moves may erode quality, so universities and colleges must not overcorrect.
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