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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

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It’s easy to blame sheer greed for colleges raising their prices at breakneck speeds . . . but it would be wrong to conclude they’re doing it only because they’re hopelessly money-grubbing. No . . . colleges often have to furnish expensive amenities, dorms, etc., to compete for students.