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The Bottom Line: Higher Education Faces Wealth Gap

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Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for our weekly business segment The Bottom Line. This week...

Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for our weekly business segment The Bottom Line.

This week Mark and Dave sit down with Roger Williams University President Donald Farish to discuss what he sees as a growing wealth gap among colleges and universities.RIPR's Dave Fallon talks with Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy and Roger Williams University President Donald Farish about inequality in higher education.

Farish believes federal funding has increasingly become concentrated at a small number of elite institutions, many of which already possess significant resources.

He also weighs in on how colleges and universities can attract more donors and whether tax policy should be altered to benefit higher education.

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You can hear The Bottom Line each Friday at 5:50pm.

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The Bottom Line: Higher Education Faces Wealth Gap
The Bottom Line: Higher Education Faces Wealth Gap