Ford Policy Forum 2006 contains the papers presented and discussed at the Ford Policy Forum, held during the Forum’s 2005 Aspen Symposium. The Ford Policy Forum studies key economic issues affecting higher education and is designed to develop policy recommendations and initiatives. The 2005 Ford Policy Forum focused on racial, economic, and political diversity in higher education. Scholars include Marta Tienda, Shirley Ort, and Edwin Feulner. The monograph opens with an introduction by the Ford Policy Forum’s co-chairs, Michael McPherson of the Spencer Foundation and Morton Owen Schapiro of Williams College.