Bloomberg News: Challenges Facing Small U.S. Colleges

A recent article in Bloomberg News reported on the challenges facing the higher education sector–especially some of the smaller institutions–and referenced Chatham’s consideration of coeducation along with other similar changes at historically black colleges such as Morgan State University in Baltimore.

The article also references the work of Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen who has predicted that as many as half of the more than 4,000 universities and colleges in the U.S. may fail in the next 15 years.

From the article:

“There will clearly be some institutions that won’t make it and there will be some institutions that will be stronger because of going through these difficult steps,” said David Warren, president of the Washington-based National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

You can read the full article here.