TITLE

Louisiana's Last-Place Finish

AUTHOR(S)
Dyer, Scott
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Black Issues in Higher Education;8/30/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the difficulty faced by the Louisiana state government in its effort to increase state appropriations to its public universities and colleges. Comparison of the average state appropriations per college student in Louisiana and other states; Efforts of the Louisiana state government to devise other means to generate source of state funds for higher education.
ACCESSION #
5139257

 

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