PUBPOL 611

PUBPOL 611.001: Higher Education and Public Policy

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Level
Graduate
Term
Fall 2015
Days
Monday, Wednesday
Time
2:30-4:00 pm EDT
Course Section
001
U-M Course Number
27085
Credit Hours
3

This course will examine the higher education sector from several different angles, but with an emphasis placed on the economic issues. Topics include the benefits of higher education, government's interest in promoting it, and various policies that impact access, persistence, affordability, and accountability.
Policies examined include financial aid, affirmative action, state and federal funding, regulation of the for-profit sector, and many others.