Former Miami U. President Has Regrets About “College Arms Race”

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James Garland increased Miami University's efforts to recruit out-of-state students, who pay much higher tuition.(Photo: Courtesy of James Garland)
James Garland increased Miami University's efforts to recruit out-of-state students, who pay much higher tuition.(Photo: Courtesy of James Garland)

As state funding to colleges and universities has fallen in Ohio and many other states, efforts to recruit out-of-state students have increased. Out-of-state students pay much higher tuition and typically get better grades.

But they can also bring a new set of challenges.

For more, WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with James Garland, the former Miami University president credited with helping start “the college arms race.”

Click the play button above to hear their conversation.

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