Opposing Views: Government subsidization of higher education

Leigh Terry

The issue of the government’s proper role in higher education has been a part of the presidential campaign platforms of candidates on both sides of the aisle, from Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Their proposals range from free community college, income-based debt repayment and funding from private investors.

To that end, The Crimson White is proud to present the opposing views of these two staff columnists, specifically focusing on whether or not government should subsidize higher education. I encourage you to research further into this debate with both views in mind.

Read the opposing views here:

Keeping College Valuable

Keep College Affordable

Leigh Terry is a senior majoring in economics. She is the Opinions Editor of The Crimson White.