The Other Higher Ed Bubble

A college campus

Is there a higher education bubble?



June 2013. Amid recent discussion of whether higher education is the next big financial “bubble,” It’s my view that what isn’t being talked about is a bubble of another type—a “denial” bubble. In this report, I'll offer a new diagnosis of the challenges facing higher ed leadership, and a call to action for college and university leaders.

Amit Mrig
President, Academic Impressions


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5 Years Later

Want to read our follow-up? Check out the 2018 report The Future of Higher Education, subtitled Will Higher Education Seize the Future or Fall Victim to It?


Member Exclusives: Responses from the Experts

Exclusively available to Academic Impressions members, in these two 30-minute podcasts, hear higher-education experts Bob Dickeson, Larry Goldstein, Lucie Lapovsky, John Lombardi, and Pat Sanaghan offer practical advice for higher-ed leaders in response to The Other Higher-Ed Bubble.