Our Universities: Money and the Big Picture

Seventh and final in a series on state funding for higher education

Value in higher education will make more thoughtful and careful students out of those in attendance. People will be asking why ever more frequently. Leadership better have good answers. Purpose will trump price, little or great, when institutions meet the real needs of students.

Whither thou goest, America, in thy shiny car in the night?

-Jack Kerouac (1922-1969), On the Road, 1957