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Star-Ledger, Newark, NJ

Does It Really Cost That Much More? 5 Myths About Private Colleges

Does It Really Cost That Much More? 5 Myths About Private Colleges

November 07, 2017

David P. Haney, president of Centenary University (NJ), writes: In choosing between public and private colleges, students should focus on the best educational fit, rather than perceived differences in cost, debt, and students.  
David P. Haney, president of Centenary University (NJ), writes: In choosing between public and private colleges, students should focus on the best educational fit, rather than perceived differences in cost, debt, and students.  

November 07, 2017

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The Huffington Post

The Value of Independent Sector Education

The Value of Independent Sector Education

October 24, 2017

Rev. James J. Maher, president of Niagara University (NY), writes: With smaller class sizes (20 on average), meaningful engagement with faculty and mentors, real-world opportunities, smaller student bodies (60 percent of independent, not-for-profit colleges and universities in NYS enroll fewer than 2,000 students) and comparatively positive outcomes (high graduation rates and excellent employment statistics), the relative cost of going to a private college or university is favorable to families.
Rev. James J. Maher, president of Niagara University (NY), writes: With smaller class sizes (20 on average), meaningful engagement with faculty and mentors, real-world opportunities, smaller student bodies (60 percent of independent, not-for-profit colleges and universities in NYS enroll fewer than 2,000 students) and comparatively positive outcomes (high graduation rates and excellent employment statistics), the relative cost of going to a private college or university is favorable to families.

October 24, 2017

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Inside Higher Ed

The Life-Shaping Power of Higher Education

The Life-Shaping Power of Higher Education

October 06, 2017

Marvin Krislov, president of Pace University (NY), writes: The past decade is proof that higher education is more relevant and essential to our modern world than ever before -- and the value of a college degree has never been greater than it is today. Providing access to such an education for any student who wishes to pursue it strikes me as a goal that any great nation should and must embrace.
Marvin Krislov, president of Pace University (NY), writes: The past decade is proof that higher education is more relevant and essential to our modern world than ever before -- and the value of a college degree has never been greater than it is today. Providing access to such an education for any student who wishes to pursue it strikes me as a goal that any great nation should and must embrace.

October 06, 2017

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Lessons From a Merger: A Brighter Future by Expanding Our Vision

Lessons From a Merger: A Brighter Future by Expanding Our Vision

October 03, 2017

Susan Henking, president emerita of Shimer College (IL), writes: The reality is that no institution and no president, no board and no faculty, are alone facing change. As we co-create the future of higher education, we do it best by recognizing not just our unique histories but also the ways our institutions share in a dynamic, diverse, landscape.
Susan Henking, president emerita of Shimer College (IL), writes: The reality is that no institution and no president, no board and no faculty, are alone facing change. As we co-create the future of higher education, we do it best by recognizing not just our unique histories but also the ways our institutions share in a dynamic, diverse, landscape.

October 03, 2017

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EdTechTimes.com

What’s Causing Student Debt? Lasell College President Michael Alexander Breaks It Down

What’s Causing Student Debt? Lasell College President Michael Alexa...

September 26, 2017

Lasell College (MA) President Michael Alexander breaks down what is causing student debt.
Lasell College (MA) President Michael Alexander breaks down what is causing student debt.

September 26, 2017

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