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Better/Cheaper College Paperback – October 26, 2010
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A fascinating thought experiment. American Universities are ripe for shaking----Schumpeter...The Economist
Fried's overall concept, rationale, and the comprehensive framework underlying a "good value" school are inspiring, and he has applied solid business knowledge to university operations. --Jane Shaw--Pope Center for Higher Education Policy
The current business model of many private colleges is unsustainable. Better/Cheaper College may just be the door-opener for a vital future for them and for thousands more students who value their brand of learning.
Perhaps what we need are better and less expensive colleges. That is exactly what Oklahoma State professor Vance Fried proposes in his new book. --George Leef...National Review Online