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Friday

June 15, 2012 12:00 am

Bates in Brief College: Cost symposium takeaways

Experts gathered at Bates in fall 2011 to debunk the conventional wisdom that college costs are out of control.

Tuesday

December 13, 2011 4:01 pm

New York Times quotes Merisotis ’86 about Obama college cost meeting

The New York Times was among many media outlets reporting on the private meeting Dec. 5 between President Obama and…

Wednesday

November 2, 2011 5:46 pm

Video: Selections from the Leadership Symposium on Cost, Value and Financial Aid

Video: Selections from the Leadership Symposium on Cost, Value and Financial Aid

Video clips of the five speakers at the Leadership Symposium on Cost, Value and Financial Aid at Bates College. Watch…

Tuesday

November 1, 2011 5:11 pm

College costs aren’t the real issue, higher-ed experts tell Bates symposium

College costs aren’t the real issue, higher-ed experts tell Bates symposium

Everyone knows that the big story about higher education is that costs are out of control. That story sets the tone for media coverage of higher education, and it’s the story that keeps parents awake at night. And it’s wrong.

Saturday

October 29, 2011 9:54 pm

Video: Leadership Symposium on Cost, Value and Financial Aid

While the cost of higher education is certainly rising, a group of national leaders in higher education told an Oct….

Wednesday

October 12, 2011 4:40 pm

Higher ed leaders to discuss cost — and value — of top-quality higher education

Bates College, in partnership with Brown University and Northeastern University, will host approximately 200 New England higher education leaders for a Leadership Symposium on College Cost, Price and Financial Aid, featuring an array of national experts on these subjects, from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.