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Why does college cost so much?

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The rising cost of college, and the value that college is providing in an uncertain economy, is an issue of growing concern for students, parents and policy makers. Midmorning is joined by two college presidents, and a student leader, for an examination of why higher education has become so costly, and why it matters.


Brian Rosenberg: President of Macalester College.

Rassoul Dastmozd: President of Saint Paul College.

Amanda Bardonner: Senior at St. Cloud State University and state chair of the Minnesota State University Student Association.

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