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Higher education is the new Big Oil and this state university president is one of the few to object to high costs and long term indebtedness. Good luck with that.
(credit: Andrew Spear/The New York Times caption: E. Gordon Gee, the Ohio State University president, says public colleges and universities need a new model to pay for the costs of education, beyond sticking students with higher tuition and greater debt. “The notion that universities can do business the very same way has to stop,” Mr. Gee said. .)
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Bag’s Take-Away:Land of opportunity? Interesting twist on the American flag in this photo from Baruch College tuition demo yesterday.
(photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images caption: Demonstrators, joined by members of the Occupied Wall Street Movement, march near Baruch College in Manhattan to protest against proposed tuition increases at the state the school system on November 28, 2011 in New York City. A heavy police presence met the protesters as City University of New York trustees prepared to vote on a series of tuition increases at the school.)