Financing American Higher Education in the Era of Globalization, by William Zumeta, David W. Breneman, Patrick M. Callan, and Joni E Finney. Foreword by Governor James B. Hunt, Jr., 2012. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press. 288 pages. $29.95 Paper, $49.95 Cloth.
College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be, by Andrew Delbanco, 2012. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 240 pages. $24.95 Cloth, $24.95 eBook.
Navigating the reform literature on higher education often requires sharp discursive turns. The two books reviewed here come from the worlds of finance and policy, on the one hand, and liberal education, on the other.