Latest Edition of Exploring Critical Issues Considers "True Costs of Higher Education"

Adelphi University public affairs broadcast to explore costs vs. benefits in higher education
 
 
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UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Jan. 10, 2014 - PRLog -- Education costs continue to rise and Exploring Critical Issues considers the reasons as well as the consequences of student debt against higher education’s long-term value.  The program, “True Costs of Higher Education,” will air over two weeks, beginning Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 10 PM.

Exploring Critical Issues, the public affairs broadcast series conceived and hosted by Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott, presents an average of six topics a year with each hour-long program featuring Dr. Scott in conversation with expert guests from the metro New York area, who share their knowledge and insight on matters crucial to the region and our nation.
“Today’s headlines are about rising tuition rates, enormous student debt, and rampant campus inefficiencies,” said Dr. Scott.  “In this program we explore whether the current “business model” of higher education is broken, and the true costs of higher education against the benefits to society.”

Joining Dr. Scott in exploring the costs of higher education is Molloy College President Drew Bogner; Adelphi University AVP of Student Financial Services Sheryl Mihopulos; Adelphi University VP for Enrollment Management and Student Success Lauren Mounty; and Nassau Community College Acting President Kenneth Saunders.

True Costs of Higher Education

“True Costs of Higher Education” airs over two weeks in New York and Connecticut on Cablevision 29 (Long Island) and 137 (CT and NY area outside of Long Island), FiOS 296 (NY and Fairfield, CT), and streaming simultaneously at www.telecaretv.org on the following airdates and times:

Saturdays, February 1 and February 8 at 10:00 PM
Sunday s, February 2 and February 9 at 7:00 AM
Wednesdays, February 5 and February 12 at 1:30 PM
Thursdays, February 6 and February 13 at 10:30 PM

Seen by over seven million households, Exploring Critical Issues has earned three Telly Awards, the cable equivalent of the Emmy, and the 2013 MarCom Gold Award for Critical Regional Public Policy Issues (broadcast & cable) Campaign.

As the engaged University, Adelphi is proud to sponsor Exploring Critical Issues to provide scholars, advocates, and other distinguished guests with a forum in which to explore critical local, regional, national, and global topics, such as the environment, health, business, the arts, politics, law, and government regulations.

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Exploring Critical Issues: True Costs of Higher Education
Joining Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott (center) for a discussion on the “True Costs of Higher Education” are guests  (l to r):  Molloy College President Drew Bogner; Adelphi University AVP of Student Financial Services Sheryl Mihopulos; Adelphi University VP for Enrollment Management and Student Success Lauren Mounty; and Nassau Community College Acting President Kenneth Saunders.  This latest program in the televised series Exploring Critical Issues begins airing for a two-week cycle on Cablevision and FiOS on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 10:00 PM.  For a complete schedule visit www.telecare.org or www.adelphi.edu.

About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world-class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—College of Arts and Sciences (http://academics.adelphi.edu/artsci/), Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies (http://derner.adelphi.edu/), Honors College (http://academics.adelphi.edu/honors-college/), Robert B. Willumstad School of Business (http://business.adelphi.edu/), Ruth S. Ammon School of Education (http://education.adelphi.edu/), University College (http://university-college.adelphi.edu/), College of Nursing and Public Health (http://nursing.adelphi.edu/) and the School of Social Work (http://socialwork.adelphi.edu/)—the coeducational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 43 states and 45 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and its centers in Manhattan (http://manhattan.adelphi.edu/), Suffolk County (http://suffolk.adelphi.edu/), and Poughkeepsie (http://hudson-valley.adelphi.edu/), the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies, in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

For more on Dr. Scott, see: http://administration.adelphi.edu/president/index.php

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