Ten Ways Colleges Work You Over by Stephen Burd and Rachel Fishman | The Washington Monthly

wmCredit where credit is due: George Cornelius at the higher ed blog Finding My College drew attention to this excellent reporting by Washington Monthly about college recruitment practices.

I would only add that what’s really being discussed here isn’t the college as a complete entity, but recruiting and admissions offices, which are under intense pressure to recruit students.

Ten Ways Colleges Work You Over by Stephen Burd and Rachel Fishman | The Washington Monthly.

Author: James Rovira

Dr. James Rovira is higher education professional with twenty years experience in the field in teaching, administration, and advising roles. He is also an interdisciplinary scholar and writer whose works include fiction, poetry, and scholarship exploring the intersections of literature and philosophy, literature and psychology, literary theory, and music and literature.. His books include Women in Rock/Women in Romanticism (in development), David Bowie and Romanticism (forthcoming 2022), Writing for College and Beyond (a first-year composition textbook (Lulu 2019)), Reading as Democracy in Crisis: Interpretation, Theory, History (Lexington Books 2019), Rock and Romanticism: Blake, Wordsworth, and Rock from Dylan to U2 (Lexington Books, 2018); Rock and Romanticism: Post-Punk, Goth, and Metal as Dark Romanticisms (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018); and Blake and Kierkegaard: Creation and Anxiety (Continuum/Bloomsbury, 2010). See his website at jamesrovira.com for details.

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