January 15, 2010

Enrollment soars as economy falters

Higher education is being marketed as a wise choice in hard economic times and the result is record enrollment. In our ongoing “Money Matters” series In Wisconsin reporter Andy Soth introduces you to Linda O’Malley the winner of the UW Colleges "education makeover" contests. She gets a free semester of tuition. UW Platteville has grown more than any other UW Campus during the last ten years, largely by emphasizing science and technology courses. Despite the hard economic times Beloit College has rebounded from financial problems due to an enrollment drop last year.