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By Burton A. Weisbrod,Jeffrey P. Ballou,Evelyn D. Asch

venture and funds is going past the typical concentrate on elite universities and examines the whole greater schooling undefined, together with the speedily turning out to be for-profit colleges. the sphere comprises learn universities, four-year faculties, two-year faculties, and non-degree-granting profession academies. Many associations pursue mission-related actions which are frequently unprofitable and have interaction in ecocnomic profit elevating actions to finance them. This e-book features a good buy of unique study on colleges' profit resources from institution, donations, study, patents, endowments, and different actions. It considers lobbying, distance schooling, and the realm industry, in addition to advertisements, branding, and acceptance. The pursuit of profit, whereas necessary to in achieving the venture of upper studying, is usually in clash with that undertaking itself. the strain among undertaking and funds can be highlighted within the bankruptcy at the profitability of intercollegiate athletics. The concluding bankruptcy investigates implications of the research for public policy.

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