Submitted by Andy Guess on April 30, 2009 - 3:00am
Amid economic downturn, colleges are taking a tough look at program viability and institutional priorities. There's still little consensus, however, about how best to decide which programs are essential.
Community colleges and for-profit universities are seeing expected enrollment increases due to the down economy, but students are flocking to many four-year colleges this summer, too -- and finding friendlier aid policies at some institutions.
With the financial crisis in full swing -- and no end in sight -- NACUBO attendees say they're having uncomfortable talks with donors, cutting benefits and trying to come up with creative cost cutting measures.