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Gary Davis raises the fairness question in which government-funding of education programs is proportional to the cost of the program. In other words, is it fair to the taxpayer for the taxpayer to spend more for educating an engineer than a sociologist. I maintain it is in society's best interest to have the best and the brightest go into areas in which they are the best and brightest rather than into areas which would have lower tuition, fees, etc. Therefore, computer fees and library fees also would not be appropriate in that some students may not be able to afford the courses with higher fees. The only exception I would make is when the student gets to "keep" something of "value" such as making a bronze vs. silver work of art, etc. Charles Sundin, University of Wisconsin-Platteville firstname.lastname@example.org