Plan For New (And Expensive) Private College Provokes Furor In UK

“A huge row erupted in Britain this week over plans for a new private college that will charge £18,000 a year (nearly $30,000) for one-to-one Oxbridge-style tutorials and lectures from ‘celebrity professors.’ The New College of the Humanities, launched by Anthony Grayling, … aims to emulate the American liberal arts model and counter what he called the ‘crazy situation’ in English higher education.”

Source: Inside Higher Ed 06/09/11