Ford Policy Forum

Ford Policy Forum 2008 contains the papers presented and discussed at the Ford Policy Forum, held during the Forum’s 2007 Aspen Symposium. The Ford Policy Forum studies key economic issues affecting higher education and is designed to develop policy recommendations and initiatives. The 2007 Ford Policy Forum focused on an assessment of the work of the Spellings Commission one year after the release of its report. Scholars include Charles Miller, chair of the commission, and David Breneman and Richard Shavelson. The monograph opens with an introduction by the Ford Policy Forum’s co-chairs, Michael McPherson of the Spencer Foundation and Morton Owen Schapiro of Williams College.

Ford Policy Forum 2006 contains the papers presented and discussed at the Ford Policy Forum, held during the Forum’s 2005 Aspen Symposium. The Ford Policy Forum studies key economic issues affecting higher education and is designed to develop policy recommendations and initiatives. The 2005 Ford Policy Forum focused on racial, economic, and political diversity in higher education. Scholars include Marta Tienda, Shirley Ort, and Edwin Feulner. The monograph opens with an introduction by the Ford Policy Forum’s co-chairs, Michael McPherson of the Spencer Foundation and Morton Owen Schapiro of Williams College.

Ford Policy Forum 2004 contains the papers presented and discussed at the Ford Policy Forum, held during the Forum’s 2003 Aspen Symposium. The Ford Policy Forum studies key economic issues affecting higher education and is designed to develop policy recommendations and initiatives.

Ford Policy Forum 2003 contains the papers presented and discussed at the Ford Policy Forum, held during the Forum’s 2002 Aspen Symposium. The Ford Policy Forum studies key economic issues affecting higher education and is designed to develop policy recommendations and initiatives.