Increase in faculty workloads, class sizes coincides with budget issues at colleges, universities

Across America, colleges and universitiesare quietly increasing the number of courses faculty teach and the number of students in them as a way to lower costs,” writes Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report’s higher education editor.

This is taking place “on campuses that largely serve low-income students who often come from poorly resourced public high schools or whose parents never finished college,” Marcus adds, “threatening to further widen the quality divide between the educations rich and poor Americans receive.”

Read his full story here.