Here’s Why Colleges are Being Forced to Close Their Doors—and What They Can Do to Stay Open
The National Interest -

Robert Massa

economy, Americas

College closures disrupt the academic lives of students, force faculty and staff to find work elsewhere and can hurt a local economy.

When Cincinnati Christian University became aware of its declining enrollment and dwindling tuition revenue in 2015, the university made a “series of bold bets” to stay afloat.

But the bold moves ended up being a series of strategic mistakes. The school started a football team, revised its mission and laid off faculty and staff to...

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