ERIC Number: ED524426
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
National CrossTalk. Volume 17, Number 1
Trombley, William, Ed.
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
The primary purpose of "National CrossTalk" is to stimulate informed discussion and debate of higher education issues. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Florida's Unnatural Disaster: The State's Economic Bubble Has Burst, Leaving Higher Education in a Double Bind (Jon Marcus); (2) Saudi King's Modern University: Partnerships Are Sought in Attempt to Establish a World-Class Institution (Robert A. Jones); (3) Hard Times: Tuitions Rise, Services Cut, as University Officials Try to Ride Out a Severe Economic Downturn (Jon Marcus); and (4) Financial Challenges: Oregon's Opportunity Grant Program Must Overcome New Hurdles Due to the Recession (Kathy Witkowsky). Other Voices, a regular feature, contains the following articles: (1) Recessions Past and Present: Higher Education Struggles with State Cuts, Rising Tuitions and a Climate of Uncertainty (David W. Breneman); (2) Accountability Measures: States Rely on New "Data Systems" to Track Institutional Success and Student Outcomes (Kevin Carey); and (3) Great Expectations: Can Research Change the Character of the Affirmative Action Debate? (David L. Kirp).
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Economic Climate, Economics, Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Tuition, Grants, Outcomes of Education, Educational Research, Affirmative Action, Community Colleges, Colleges
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education. 152 North Third Street Suite 705, San Jose, CA 95112. Tel: 408-271-2699; Fax: 408-271-2697; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.highereducation.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Identifiers - Location: California; Florida; Oregon; Saudi Arabia; Virginia