Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy (FBG)

Faculty Book Group | Fall 2019 | Meeting 1

Sep 23, 2019 [ADD TO YOUR CALENDAR]
11:30am-12:30pm
348, James E. Walker Library (LIB)
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You are invited to join a group of colleagues who will be reading and discussing the book Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy, by Tressie McMillan Cottom.

In the Foreword to the book, Stephanie Kelton notes that "Cottom's Lower ...

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You are invited to join a group of colleagues who will be reading and discussing the book Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy, by Tressie McMillan Cottom.

In the Foreword to the book, Stephanie Kelton notes that "Cottom's Lower Ed is so much more than a book about the rise of for-profit colleges. It is a comprehensive look at the forces that shape the potential for a better future—a brighter tomorrow for ourselves, for our families, and for the next generation. It is also a deep analysis of the way we deliver college degrees in America and how post-secondary education is sold to us all as the solution to our nation’s broken social contract."

This book group will be facilitated by Ryan Korstange and will meet three times:

September 23, October 21, November 18

11:30-12:30

LT&ITC, Library 348

Each participant will be provided with a copy of the book in advance of the first meeting.

Participation is limited; if you are interested in joining the group, please register as soon as possible.

If you have questions, contact Sheila Otto.

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