A Crisis in Public Higher Education
“A crisis in public higher education: coming soon to a university near you – if not already there.
It’s no secret that public higher education is in trouble. Take a look at what’s happening to state appropriations for higher education in this article/chart. And, if it’s hard to read the chart, just look at the colors — red means that appropriates have decreased over 10%. Lots of red. According to the article, state support for colleges fell nearly 8% in fiscal year 2012.
Perhaps that doesn’t sound so alarming until you realize that, as of 2009, 76% of undergraduate enrollments were in public institutions:”
Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/stratedgy/crisis-public-higher-education#ixzz1xlzXJnPL Inside Higher Ed