ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

Higher Ed, Inc.

January 2005 by James B. Twitchell

With nearly 70 percent of high school graduates attending college, higher education has gone from being an exclusive enclave to "big business." In this essay, author James Twitchell outlines the characteristics of modern higher education focusing on increasing enrollments, new construction, expanding university systems, and changes in the professoriate. Mr. Twitchell is professor of English and Advertising at the University of Florida.