Archives for "College Costs"
Bates in Brief College: Cost symposium takeaways

Friday, June 15, 2012 12:00 am

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

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

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 4:01 pm

The New York Times was among many media outlets reporting on the...

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

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 5:46 pm

Video clips of the five speakers at the Leadership Symposium on Cost,...

Jamie Merisotis '86, a Bates trustee and a dedicated advocate for improved access to higher education, moderated the symposium.
College costs aren’t the real issue, higher-ed experts tell Bates symposium

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 5:11 pm

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.

Video: Leadership Symposium on Cost, Value and Financial Aid

Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:54 pm

While the cost of higher education is certainly rising, a group of...

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

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 4:40 pm

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.