Mismatch: Universities on rise but students in decline

| Dec 4, 2012

Mismatch: Universities on rise but students in decline

by Mizuho Aoki

Education minister Makiko Tanaka drew immediate flak in early November when she outright refused her advisory panel’s recommendation to approve three new universities. The outspoken Tanaka justified her decision by asserting that higher education is in decline because there are too many universities. As ...