Crisis in Higher Education: A Plan to Save Small Liberal Arts Colleges in America

Crisis in Higher Education: A Plan to Save Small Liberal Arts Colleges in America

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In 2005 Adrian College was home to 840 enrolled students and had a tuition income of $8.54 million. By fall of 2011, enrollment had soared to 1,688, and tuition income had increased to $20.45 million. For the first time in years, the small liberal arts college was financially viable. Adrian College experienced this remarkable growth during the worst American economy in seventy years and in a state ravaged by the decline of the big three auto companies. How, exactly, did this turnaround happen? Crisis in Higher Education: A Plan to Save Small Liberal Arts Colleges in America was written to facilitate replication and generalization of Adrian College’s tremendous enrollment growth and retention success since 2005. This book directly addresses the economic competitiveness of small four-year institutions of higher education and presents an evidence-based solution to the enrollment and economic crises faced by many small liberal arts colleges throughout the country.



Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Vearsa,, 2015
ISBN: 9781628951332
1628951338
9781611861549
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Curton, Carman C.

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