How Much Ivory Does This Tower Need?

Thursday, October 27, 2011
Noon (Lunch to Follow)

Featuring Rep. Virginia Foxx, Chairwoman, House Subcommittee on Higher Education; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Renz, Government Affairs Manager, Cato Institute.

B-369 Rayburn House Office Building


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It is often asserted that taxpayer support for higher education is dwindling, endangering the nation's economic future and forcing higher tuition prices. In reality that is far from the truth. Almost any way you slice it the taxpayer burden for America's ivory tower has been on the rise, while the returns on investment have been at best indeterminate and at worst significantly negative. Please join us for this important discussion of why the federal role in higher education needs to be seriously reexamined.

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