Mr. Bok is the former president of Harvard University and an authority on the subject of higher education. This book takes a detailed look at what colleges do right and where they are falling short.
He examines the entire range of higher education options including community colleges, small liberal arts colleges, large universities both public and private as well as their graduate schools. The book contains many studies and lots of data to back up the author’s statements. One of the most objective and well documented books on the subject of higher education that will be helpful for students and their parents as they plan for college.