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Vedder Says Lower Enrollment Has HBCUs in Trouble

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in a Forbes article headlined “Lower Enrollment Hits Higher Ed Hard, HBCUs The Hardest.” “HBCUs as a group are in trouble, no doubt about it,” said Richard Vedder, professor emeritus at Ohio University. “Enrollments have fallen substantially and […]

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February 11, 2019 at 8:22 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Contretemps over Colleges And Income Mobility

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Colleges And Income Mobility: Undermatched, Overmatched And More.” A potential academic contretemps between some giants in the economics profession has emerged relating to the issue of the role that colleges play in promoting inter-generational […]

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February 7, 2019 at 1:45 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Dayton Daily News Quotes Vedder on Wayne State Strike

Dr. Richard Vedder

The Dayton Daily News quotes  Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Pressure mounting on Wright State faculty, administration to end strike | Expert says long-term strike could be ‘fatal’ to university.” The longer the strike goes on, the more damage it could […]

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February 3, 2019 at 11:56 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Alternatives To Traditional College: Two-Year Vocational Business Schools

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Alternatives To Traditional College: Two-Year Vocational Business Schools –Become A Court Reporter.” Total college enrollments in America’s institutions of higher education are lower today than in 2012, in large part because a growing number […]

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February 3, 2019 at 11:00 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder Quoted in WSJ Column, ‘Think College Is Expensive? Wait Until It’s Free’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Jason Riley quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a Washington Street Journal column headlined “Think College Is Expensive? Wait Until It’s Free.” …The more college graduates, the better, right? And if the college-educated make our society more prosperous in the long run, what’s wrong with […]

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January 17, 2019 at 8:13 amFaculty in the News In the News

Debtwire Quotes Vedder on Fiscal Health of HBCUs

Dr. Richard Vedder

Debtwire  quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Historically black colleges struggle as more students pursue ‘mainstream’ educations.” Through 1980, enrollment grew at HBCUs, but that has changed as more black students look to “traditional or mainstream” universities, said Richard Vedder, professor […]

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January 8, 2019 at 9:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

Bond Buyer Quotes Vedder on College Stadium Bonds

Dr. Richard Vedder

The Bond Buyer quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Empty feeling at college football stadiums after bond boom.” “We practically have to kidnap kids off the street to get them to the game,” joked Ohio University economics professor Richard Vedder, who […]

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January 8, 2019 at 8:56 amFaculty in the News In the News