September 30, 2016
Volume 63, Issue 05
The flagship university warns students about a higher incidence at the start of the semester, but they’re already preoccupied with other dangers.
The Chronicle Review
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In the news lately over its ties to the Clinton family, Laureate Education seems to be reaping the benefits of a substantially different business model.
Both faculty members and administrators cite the state’s continuing budget standoff as the primary culprit for the drop in students.
The university, rocked by campus protests last year, has unveiled an ambitious multimillion-dollar plan. Experts say the follow-through will be as important as the rollout.
Many people in higher education are working to make college more accessible and effective. Even some who are succeeding, though, acknowledge that praise and money tend to follow what’s "new" more than what works.