- computer networks, for dorms as well as teaching facilities.
- laboratory equipment.
- reduced teaching loads to allow faculty research.
- added support staff for students, often replacing some parts of faculty advising.
- social and athletic facilities for student use.
- financial aid that grows not just with tuition but with the price of books and supplies, and increasingly, of gas and cell phones we now count as necessities.
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Aiding my continuing quest for discussion of why postsecondary costs grow so fast, former Berea dean Al Perkins has suggested that the added money buys: