Tale of Two Pities: Revisited


A 2019 article published in Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning that discusses the perceptions and perspectives of the higher education community and policymakers as they strive to collaborate and respect the other’s perspectives in serving students and the nation. Key takeaways from the article include:

  • The perceptions of two higher education communities – higher education providers and policymakers – has not changed much in the past 12 years.
  • The two higher education communities share a common a goal, to provide broad access to high quality postsecondary education, but they often view the other’s views and actions as antithetical to their own.
  • The two communities should strive to work with one another and respect the perspectives of one another.


  • Year Published : 2019
  • Month Published : July
  • Media Type : pdf
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