The case for price transparency
Higher education has a cost transparency problem. But beyond the moral and ethical reasons that institutions should be completely clear about price, there is a practical argument: Colleges have nothing to lose by being transparent, says guest columnist Jason Reinoehl, vice president for strategic enrollment management at the University of Dayton in Ohio.
Why big boxes are joining the college retail scene
The name of a familiar retailer glowing from a big-box storefront can provide a source of comfort for students and families arriving on campus for the first time. That’s one reason more colleges are inviting companies such as Target, large grocery chains and others to set up shop.