No Such Thing as a Free BA

June 1976
National Review;6/25/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p666
This article reports on the financial troubles faced by the City University of New York as of June 25, 1975. The university announced the possibility that it will be forced to close down as a result lack of funds. To address the problem, the New York Board of Education voted to impose a relatively low tuition. The Board was reluctant to adopt this new policy given the fact that the university had been tuition-free since its founding. The author believes that the tuition could rescue the university from academics as well as fiscal bankruptcy.


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