ERIC Number: EJ586109
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
The Future Economic Challenges for the Liberal Arts College.
McPherson, Michael S.; Schapiro, Morton Owen
Daedalus, v128 n1 p47-75 Win 1999
Liberal arts colleges face a public skeptical about rising college costs, and pricing policies that seem unfairly "redistributive;" an education economy in which new information technologies are transforming how and why people need schooling; and a competitive environment that favors resource-wasting maneuvers to gain tactical advantage, rather than strategic investment in quality. (MSE)
Descriptors: Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Educational Quality, Educational Trends, Financial Support, Futures (of Society), General Education, Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Quality Control, Residential Colleges, Student Costs, Student Recruitment, Technological Advancement, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Distinctively American: The Residential Liberal Arts Colleges." Journal availability: Daedalus Business Office, 136 Irving St., Ste. 100, Cambridge, MA 02138.