Tuition Rising, Chapter 18

Tuition Rising, Chapter 18 - divide between North and West...

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Chapter 18: Dining and Housing - enterprise units = expected to fully cover their operating and capital costs Dining - total cost influences students’ decisions to attend Cornell - every dollar increase in dining automatically increases their grant aid by $1 - new dining facilities and “living wage” contract negotiations increase costs of dining - short supply of lunchtime dining facilities on central campus, but building, maintaining, and operating another facility would increase dining costs and financial aid costs Housing - lack of integration of academics and residential life - pros to living off campus: prepares students for life
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Unformatted text preview: - divide between North and West campus- North: housed minority students and nerds- West: boisterous atmosphere with predominantly white students- defeating the purpose of a diverse student body- financing of debt from the projects involves using gifts that could have been used for academic purposes- expansion of academic programs in the residence halls will deprive the core academic departments of resources- if housing quotas are not met, housing rates will increase, financial aid costs will increase, and the university WILL pay for housing...
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