Higher Education | High cost plus low value equals a brewing storm for higher education
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 11/13/15, 01:00 am
Driving past a Philadelphia college now in swing, taking in its neoclassical buildings, million-dollar gym, and campus buzz, I think to myself: “How is the modern college like a drugstore gift basket?” The answer: packaging. Remove all the cellophane wrapping, plastic grass, and bonbon boxes, and you’ve got a buck and a half’s worth of candy. Price tag: $30.