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A Crisis in Public Higher Education

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: Inside Higher Ed



Posted on: June 23, 2012, 7:11 am Category: Uncategorized

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