Policy Forum

Profiting from Ivory Towers?

November 30, 2010 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST


Featuring Richard Bishirjian, President, Yorktown University; Robert J. Shapiro, Chairman and Co‐​founder, Sonecon LLC; Ben Miller, Policy Analyst, Education Sector; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Adam Schaeffer, Policy Analyst, Center for Educational Freedom.

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Investigating, castigating, and regulating for‐​profit colleges is all the rage in higher education these days. But how different are the business practices of these institutions from those of their nonprofit counterparts? Please join our panelists for a spirited discussion of the role that profits play in American higher education and the role that regulation can or cannot play in its success.