Stefan Golas argues that despite the support garnered by the Million Student March, its goals are ultimately not plausible nor well thought out.
Florida’s proposed decision to freeze tuition costs for STEM majors and raise fees on others in an effort to steer students towards job-friendly degrees has left some UMass students feeling as though such an economic strategy devalues a liberal arts education.
Every student wants to get value and fulfillment out of their education. With the rising costs of tuition, what student wouldn’t be concerned with the quality of classes and professors? Several programs at the University of Massachusetts was recently included in a study done by the National Research Council ranking 5,000 Doctoral programs at 212 universities, and received high marks.