Obama Meets With College Leaders on Rising Costs – NYTimes.com

Obama Meets With College Leaders on Rising Costs – NYTimes.com.

Hmm…  With a stated proximal outcome of increasing the number of Americans with college degrees, you have to wonder what the theoretical distal outcome is supposed to be.  Is it somehow increasing the United States’ credit rating, or just generating more GDP.  One thing is certain, when these University Presidents, corporate partners and Obama’s Department of Education start talking about graduation rates, they are by no means focused on the creation of new knowledge for the benefit of citizens; rather, more than likely the target of such discussions as this is the generation of more wealth for the state.

Here’s who was in attendance, according to the White House.