Compressed Courses Cut Costs

Rockingham Community College in North Carolina has shifted the schedule of all of its course offerings to reduce the cost of commuting. Classes held five times a week will be held four times, while classes held three times a week will now be held twice. If only larger colleges showed a comparable attention to cost…

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When Donors Pick The Courses

An interesting news item caught my eye last week. The BB&T Charitable Foundation has made a million-dollar donation to Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business. The donation comes with a string attached: Marshall must teach Ayn Rand’s classic tribute to capitalism, Atlas Shrugged, as part of the curriculum. The BB&T Foundation has made numerous grants […]

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