Each time a liberal arts college closes its doors, commentators predict the imminent demise of small private institutions. But does the data back up this belief?
While the cost of providing higher education continues to increase, traditional sources of revenue—such as state funding, tuition, and endowments—are decreasing, forcing leaders in higher ed to find new ways to remain viable. By employing new strategies, business models and technologies, and finding smarter ways to use available data, these leaders are fostering a climate of creativity and innovation, reshaping the way colleges and universities can sustain themselves.
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