Offers a look at the risks inherent in the trend toward making higher education a market rather than a regulated public sector. This book reveals the findings of a four-year investigation into the major forces that are transforming our American system of higher education.
Frank Newman was the director of the Futures Project: Policy for Higher Education in a Changing World and was a visiting professor at Brown University and Teachers College, Columbia University. He was president of the Education Commission of the States (ECS) for fourteen years, and president of the University of Rhode Island from 1974 to 1983. He was the author of several books on higher education. Lara Couturier is the associate director and director of research for the Futures Project. Jamie Scurry is a research associate for the Futures Project.