A column by Hunter Rawlings, president of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and former president of Cornell University and the University of Iowa, argues that the cost of a college education should not be treated like a commodity.
The piece, "College is not a commodity. Stop treating it like one," was published on the Washington Post website on June 9.
The full column can be accessed at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/06/09/college-is-not-a-commodity-stop-treating-it-like-one/
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