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The 'Severe Crisis' of Higher Education: Country Club Campuses, Budget Cuts and Out of State Students

The 'Severe Crisis' of Higher Education: Country Club Campuses, Budget Cuts and Out of State Students
James Garland was president of Miami University — a public university in Ohio — for a decade, retiring in 2006 after spearheading a number of changes aimed at raising the school’s profile and pulling in more out-of-state students, who pay higher tuition and are typically wealthier. He now has second thoughts about the trends in higher education, saying public universities are in the midst of a "severe crisis."
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Marian Wang
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New Study: US Adults Score Below Average on Math, Reading and Technology Tests

New Study: US Adults Score Below Average on Math, Reading and Technology Tests
In math, reading and problem-solving using technology — all skills considered critical for global competitiveness and economic strength — American adults scored below the international average on a global test, according to results released Tuesday. Adults in Japan, Canada, Australia, Finland and multiple other countries scored significantly higher than the United States in all three areas on the test.
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Kimberly Hefling
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AZ College Fights to Stay Competitive with Online Education Offerings

The new programs are the result of extensive study of student and workforce trends. In addition to the two programs that launched earlier this year, the schools plan to roll out four more degree programs – in teaching, applied science, and two yet-to-be determined areas.
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