Richard Vedder

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Doing More with Less

Aug 15, 2017 by Richard Vedder |

In the Fall 2017 Academic Questions (vol. 30 no. 3), Richard Vedder describes the harms done to higher education by federal involvement and offers some solutions going forward.

Three Pell Grant Scams

Oct 02, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Vedder explains how U.S. Department of Education funds can become misused resources.

American Higher Education: Is It in Crisis?

Sep 25, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Vedder foresees big changes coming in American higher education.

The 12 Reasons College Costs Keep Rising

Jun 18, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

NAS Board member Richard Vedder discusses the probable reasons for continually rising college costs.

Give It the Old College Try

Apr 30, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Richard Vedder criticizes low interest student loans, which he says will not be of much benefit to students and will serve to entice people to go to college unnecessarily.

A Rolls-Royce For-Profit University?

Apr 25, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

An elite, high-quality, for-profit, residential university is feasible, writes Richard Vedder.

There Are As Many Student-Loan Debtors as College Graduates

Apr 13, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Richard Vedder discusses new data that reveal huge numbers of students are very slow in paying back loans and that the financial problems associated with student-loan debt have been understated.

Revising Teacher Education: Meaningful Change or Window Dressing?

Mar 19, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Will the newly formed accrediting agency for education schools enact some real reforms to improve K-12 education?

Regulatory Overreach

Mar 06, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Richard Vedder says the approval by the House of Representatives of a bill ending credit-hour and “state authorization” legislation is an important step in reining in the Obama administration.

Princeton and Urbana Universities: A Tale of Two Schools

Mar 05, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Tax policies favor rich colleges, even though small, struggling liberal-arts colleges probably make far better use of incremental private donations, says Richard Vedder.

Why They Seem to Rise Together: Federal Aid and College Tuition

Feb 21, 2012 by George Leef, Hans Bader, Herbert London, Peter Wood, Richard Vedder |

Peter Wood, Richard Vedder, George Leef, Hans Bader, and Herbert London weigh in on the Center for College Affordability and Productivity's new study on whether colleges raise tuition when they receive federal aid.

Bennett, Biden, and Boondoggles

Feb 20, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

The vice president appears to be the latest to agree that federal student-aid programs are contributing to rising college costs, writes Richard Vedder.

Higher Education’s Increasing Disdain for Virtue

Feb 17, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

The rankings scandal at Claremont McKenna College is just the latest example of colleges deceiving the public, writes Richard Vedder.

Obama, Higher-Education Costs, and Student Aid

Feb 09, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Yes, President Obama is showing concern over rising college costs, but he is failing to look at the dysfunctional system of federal financial assistance, Richard Vedder writes.

Overinvesting in Higher Ed

Feb 08, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Should nearly everyone go to college? No, says Richard Vedder.

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