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Sullivan, Greg; Blackbourn, Matt; Corvese, Lauren – Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, 2016
This paper is the third in Pioneer Institute's "UMass at a Crossroads" series. This report takes a closer look at the university's growing dependency on increases in tuition and fees and expansion of out-of-state and international student enrollment to support continued expansion of the university. The first report examined whether…
Descriptors: State Universities, Multicampus Colleges, Tuition, Fees
Hannenmann, Laura; Hazenbush, Matthew – New England Board of Higher Education, 2014
Across New England, an increasing share of jobs will require some postsecondary education by 2020. Yet, the National Student Clearinghouse findings demonstrate that student pathways to a degree or credential are not always straightforward. In New England, approximately 25% of all students who earned a bachelor's degree had previously attended a…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges
Kahlenberg, Richard D. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2013
At Middlebury College--and on campuses throughout the country--class is coming out of the closet. Long hidden from view, economic status is emerging from the shadows, as once-taboo discussions are taking shape. The growing economic divide in America, and on American campuses, has given rise to new student organizations, and new dialogues, focused…
Descriptors: Student Costs, Socioeconomic Status, Social Class, College Students