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May 28, 2014

The Crisis In The ‘Ivory Tower’

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by ANYA KAMENETZ, NPR

Ivory Tower is a new film about higher education at a crossroads. A trillion dollars in debt. Financial outlook downgraded. Skyrocketing prices, yet falling or stagnant revenue for 40 percent of the sector. Government threatening to increase regulation. By the standards of Wall Street, higher ed is in deep trouble. Ivory Tower, a new documentary from CNN and Participant Media opening in theaters next month, attempts to unpack that complexity. Turmoil is nothing new to filmmaker Andrew Rossi. His previous film, Page One: Inside the New York Times, explored another troubled American institution.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/05/23/314923096/the-crisis-in-the-ivory-tower

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