John Silber: New Ideas On Tuition

September 1982
National Review;9/17/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 18, p1128
The article reports on the ideas of Boston University president John Silber on higher education. There has been discussion on the efforts of Silber to turn the university into a major urban university. He has outdone Marxists on campus who were trying to use the university for their own political purposes. A new proposal for tuition aid for college student has been initiated by Silber. A federally funded endowment has been created from which students could take loans. However, the federal aspect of the Silber proposal requires examination.


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