ROI or RIP? Higher Education and the Future of America

Cecilia Elena Rouse Social Sciences Forum
“ROI or RIP? Higher Education and the Future of America”
Cecilia Elena Rouse
Monday, October 8, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, 7th Floor

Many believe higher education is in crisis with increasing tuition and student debt, and few benefits to show for it. In this lecture, Cecilia Elena Rouse will discuss public perception of higher education and its benefits and costs to individuals and society.

Cecilia Elena Rouse is Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; and Lawrence and Shirley Katzman and Lewis and Anna Ernst Professor in Economics and Education; Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University. She also serves on the boards of MDRC and the National Bureau of Economic Research, and was a member of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers. Rouse earned her Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.


Admission is free, and a reception will follow.

Paid visitor parking will be available on the top level of the Walker Avenue Garage, which is adjacent to the Library. Please visit here for additional information.


Photo: Sameer Kahn

 

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