15.2.06

GOOD, FAST, AND CHEAP. PICK TWO. That hasn't occurred to the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
The answer is simple, the places and populations that are harder to serve and the programs that add value to society but not institutions’ bottom lines will be left behind. The promise of opportunity for all and partnerships for the public good will be broken.
Via Inside Higher Ed, also offering a longer column addressing academic accountability.
And a growing number of college leaders (though not all) also agree that higher education institutions, individually and collectively, must do a better job proving to the public that they are successfully educating students — partly because the current political and economic climate demands it, and partly because it’s the right thing to do.
Is it impolite to mention that 70% defect rate?

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