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 Ronald Reagan: Making America God's Shining City on a Hill

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ronald Reagan’s religious convictions were crucial to his understanding of the world and performance as president, but few scholars have provided substantive analysis of his faith and its impact on ... More


Why Does College Cost So Much?

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744503
eISBN:
9780199866168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744503.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

College tuition has risen more rapidly than overall inflation for much of the past century, and in recent years this growth has accelerated. The rhetoric of crisis now permeates public discussion of ... More


At the Point of a Larger Conflict

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the existence of support for the AHRB during its struggle for recognition and acceptance. In January 22, 2003, the White Paper on the Future of Higher Education created uproar. ... More


Financing Higher Education: The Options

Nicholas Barr

in The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter draws together economic theory and the experience of different countries, and discusses how higher education might be organized and funded in ways that are efficient and equitable, ... More


List-Price Tuition and Institutional Grants

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

in Why Does College Cost So Much?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744503
eISBN:
9780199866168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744503.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Increasingly, colleges and universities are using institutional grants as a means of discounting tuition for students they would like to attract. For any given cost per student, this discounting must ... More


Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Andrew J. Policano and Gary C. Fethke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book examines the ever changing environment within higher education, including the permanent decline in state support for public universities. It raises the question of how research universities ... More


Compassionate Conservatism, Domestic Policy, and the Politics of Ideational Change

Steven Teles

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The idea of compassionate conservatism was presented in the 2000 presidential campaign as a major innovation in Republican Party public philosophy. To the contrary, the idea was a rebranding of ideas ... More


The Political Economy of the DREAM Act and the Legislative Process: Doe Goes to College

Michael A. Olivas

in No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Undocumented children graduate from schools, and like others, want to attend college, where they no longer have the safe harbor of Plyler. Several states allowed undocumented college students to ... More


Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

James C. Garland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

America's public universities educate 80% of the nation's college students. But in the wake of rising demands on state treasuries, changing demographics, growing income inequality, and legislative ... More


How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

Jeffrey R. Brown (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201832
eISBN:
9780226201979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201979.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education analyzes how universities manage their endowments and how they responded to the financial crisis and ensuing Great Recession. ... More


The Conservatory in Russian Society: The Institutionalization of Musical Life

Lynn M. Sargeant

in Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the foundation and development of the Russian Musical society's flagship institutions, the St. Petersburg and Moscow conservatories. Like similar institutions elsewhere in ... More


University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, and Maria Dobryakova

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This is a study of higher education expansion and its changing quality in the world's four largest developing economies—Brazil, Russia, India, and China—known as the BRIC countries. These four ... More


Subsidies and Tuition Setting

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

in Why Does College Cost So Much?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744503
eISBN:
9780199866168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744503.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter starts the part of the book focused on tuition setting. The first part lays out the relationships among costs, institutional subsidies, student-specific subsidies, list-price tuition, ... More


Resident and Nonresident Tuition and Enrollment at Flagship State Universities

Michael J. Rizzo and Ronald G. Ehrenberg

in College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter examines the causes and consequences of non-resident enrollment. It explains how the share of non-residents among first-time freshmen varies at a point in time across these institutions ... More


Federal Policy and College Tuition

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

in Why Does College Cost So Much?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744503
eISBN:
9780199866168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744503.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Recent congressional investigations into rising college tuition have laid the groundwork for price controls on tuition. This chapter explores the rationale for tuition controls by examining the ... More


Financial Aid Policy

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

in Why Does College Cost So Much?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744503
eISBN:
9780199866168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744503.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Despite ample evidence that changes in net tuition do affect the college going decisions of students, there is scant evidence that increases in federal need-based financial aid actually have ... More


Tuition Setting in Practice

in Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter analyzes tuition fee settings in public universities in the U.S. It analyzes tuition fee responses needed to offset the decline in state subsidies and discusses the factors that are ... More


The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190251918
eISBN:
9780190251949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251918.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book evaluates the threats—real and perceived—that American colleges and universities must confront over the next thirty years. Those threats include rising costs endemic to personal services ... More


Family Background and University Success: Differences in Higher Education Access and Outcomes in England

Claire Crawford, Lorraine Dearden, John Micklewright, and Anna Vignoles

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199689132
eISBN:
9780191768194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689132.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book analyses why far fewer teenagers from disadvantaged backgrounds go to university than do young people from better-off families, and how success after entering higher education also varies ... More


The Rhodes Years

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter examines developments at Cornell University under Frank H. T. Rhodes, who served as president from 1977 to 1995. Given the multiple constituencies and multiplicity of views in Cornell's ... More


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