Perception Not Reality When it Comes to College Affordability and Economy

From St. Norbert College, January 12, 2009
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

An editorial featured in the De Pere Journal and The Compass written by Bridget Krage O'Connor, vice president of enrollment management and communications at St. Norbert College:

In times of economic uncertainty it is critical that America goes to college. An educated workforce is the key to our economic health as we pursue an ethical Wall Street, a revamped auto industry, strong international relations and green technologies. Yet families tell me they fear the cost of higher education is beyond their reach.

Because I grew up on a farm that was lost during the farming crisis of the 1980s