Planning for Higher Education Journal

Higher Education at the Crossroads

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From Volume 5 Number 2 | April 1976
By Edward J. Bloustein

In January 1976, the author concluded an address to Rutgers alumni in Chicago by suggesting that "the ultimate goal of public policy should be to eliminate tuition" in higher education. His speech, adapted here, supports this visionary idea with a discussion of the high value of postsecondary studies to the individual student and to society--a value best measured on a number of scales and definitely not reflected solely by income and employment statistics for college and university graduates.

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