Future of Higher Education

Guests: LEE BOLLINGER President, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan JERILYN MCINTYRE President, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington JACQUELYN BELCHER President, Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, Georgia MICHAEL MCPHERSON President, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota More students are going to college than ever before. But they're not looking for enlightenment, they're pursuing degrees that can lead them to good jobs. It's a changing market that favors the most prestigious institutions, and leaves small liberal arts colleges struggling. Join Juan Williams and college presidents for a discussion about the future of higher education. It's the Changing Face of America from Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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