Higher education evolves amid Great RecessionAssociated Press.
Higher education is widely seen — both by nations and individuals — as the way to prosperity. Over roughly the past half-decade, according to UNESCO, enrolment in colleges and universities rose a third in China and almost two-thirds in Saudi Arabia, nearly doubled in Pakistan, tripled in Uganda, and surged by three million – 18% – in the United States. In 2001, global enrolment for the first time passed 100 million; a decade later, the estimated figure was 182 million.
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