Mortenson, Thomas G.
January 2012
Presidency;Winter2012, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p26
The article presents an analysis on the state fiscal investment in higher education based on the share of all higher education expenditures and the share of state personal income provided for the operations of higher education in the U.S. It examines the trends of state funding for higher education since 1980 which show that the national average state funding will reach zero by 2059. It notes the potential impact of the declining state support on the students, the universities, and the states.


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