Higher Education Strategy Associates


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  • An Interesting Story about Access in the U.K.

    Remember how, in 2012, tuition in England rose by about $10,000-$12,000 (depending on the currency exchange rate you care to use) for everyone, all at once?  Remember how the increase was only offset by an increase in loans, with no increase … Read More

  • Boards, Senates, and Myths of University Exceptionalism

    If there is one thing that the departure of Arvind Gupta has demonstrated, it’s that there are a large number of faculty (and others) who either misunderstand or dispute the role of Boards of Governors at universities.

    Here’s the deal.  Regardless … Read More

  • Theories of Change

    One of the easiest things to do in policy is to advocate for policy X, so as to change effect Y.  One of the hardest things to do is to get people to explain clearly their theory of change.  That … Read More