This program was made by possible by support from the Annenberg, The Eli and Edythe Broad, Bill & Melinda Gates, William and Flora Hewlett and Wallace Foundations.
This two-part series examines how the nation’s public universities and its students are faring amid the economic downturn rising costs of higher ed.
In part 2, we get a different perspective on the rising costs of college. This time we’re taking a look at how the financial crisis is affecting colleges themselves. We talk with university administrators, professors and Pat Callan, President of the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, about the rising cost of higher education and how fewer families will be able to afford to send their children to college.
(Originally aired December 9, 2008)
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