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Demographics and the demand for higher education

Author: Nathan D Grawe
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Higher education faces a looming demographic storm. Decades-long patterns in fertility, migration, and immigration persistently nudge the country toward the Hispanic Southwest. As a result, the Northeast and Midwest--traditional higher education strongholds--expect to lose 5 percent of their college-aged populations between now and the mid-2020s. Furthermore, and in response to the Great Recession, child-bearing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Grawe, Nathan D.
Demographics and the demand for higher education.
(DLC) 2017009943
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan D Grawe
ISBN: 9781421424149 1421424142
OCLC Number: 1013541277
Description: 1 online resource (x, 175 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Demographic Headwinds for Higher Education --
Demographics as Destiny? --
The Higher Education Demand Index --
Changing Contours of Population and Aggregate Higher Education Demand --
Demand for Two-Year Programs --
Demand for Four-Year Institutions --
Is Anyone Paying for All of This? --
Coping with Change: Strategies for Institutional Response --
Anticipated Higher Education Attendance: The Policymaker's Perspective --
The Potential for Policy to Affect Attendance Rates --
Looking beyond 2030.
Responsibility: Nathan D. Grawe.


Essential for administrators and trustees who are responsible for recruitment, admissions, student support, tenure practices, facilities construction, and strategic planning, this book is a practical  Read more...
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Over the past two weeks I've read a book about the future of American higher ed, and want to recommend it very highly. It might be the most important book on the subject published this year. * Bryan Read more...

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