Small Colleges in Iowa Scrap for Students and Survival

Beth Petsche, Upper Iowa University

Colleges in towns like Fayette, Iowa, use income from a variety of off-campus and online programs to keep open.
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Here's one way to appreciate the challenges that Iowa's two dozen or so small private colleges face as the number of high-school students in the upper Midwest continues to fall: Head up U.S. 75 to this northwestern town of 6,500, pass the big Farmers...

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