TITLE

The Financial Prospects for Higher Education in the 1980s

AUTHOR(S)
Leslie, Larry L.
PUB. DATE
January 1980
SOURCE
Journal of Higher Education;Jan/Feb1980, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents financial prospects for the U.S. Higher Education in the 1980s. While analyzing the future of higher education, there is always a tendency to accept ready-made conclusions. There has been much discussions on expected future enrollment declines, and many believe that financial resources will decline in a roughly proportional manner. These prognostications, no one can declare with certainty as true or false. However, there exists conceptual and empirical evidence capable of elevating the discussion beyond conventional wisdom or reliance upon a single predictor variable, such as anticipated enrollment levels. The article tries to present an assessment of these concepts and evidence, and in the process, compose an informed though admittedly qualitative appraisal of the financial prospects for higher education in the 1980s. For the public sector, government is a major source of income. There are many factors which influence a government, and politics, amongst those factors, plays a crucial role. In the U.S., a careful analysis will lead one to the same conclusion.
ACCESSION #
19188977

 

Related Articles

  • The silent crisis in Minnesota's higher education. Hasselmo, Nils // Fedgazette;Dec90, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p10 

    Presents excerpts from a speech by University of Minnesota president Nils Hasselmo focused on the crisis faced by higher education in the state. Problem on financing for the education of the area's students; Major areas that deserve special attention; Call for cross-state cooperation between...

  • The Design of Budgeting Processes for State-funded Higher Education Organizations. Cogan, Robert // Journal of Higher Education;Sep/Oct1980, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p556 

    The article discusses the design of budgeting processes for state-funded higher education organizations in the U.S. No authors have directly formulated hypotheses and done research on the subject of maximizing budget growth and success rates for state-funded organizations below the state agency...

  • Flush-for the Moment. T. G. // ASEE Prism;Apr2008, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p18 

    The article reports that various publicly funded colleges and universities got a big fiscal boost in the 2007-2008 budget year in the U.S. The figures come from Illinois State University's Grapevine Project, which provides an annual compilation of state funding for higher education. Of the 50...

  • Student Borrowing During Tough Economic Times. Adam, Michelle // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine;11/26/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p24 

    The article discusses the cost of higher education in the U.S. as of the 2011-2012 school year. It alleges that students are turning to grants, scholarships and federal loans, such as federal Pell Grants, Stafford Loans and private loans, to pay for education, because the cost has risen beyond...

  • College is free in Tennessee.  // Consumer Reports;Jul2014, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p6 

    The article discusses a plan passed by legislators in Tennessee that will provide free tuition to local community colleges and technical schools to in-state high school graduates as of July 2014, and also includes a comment regarding efforts by consumer rights advocacy group Consumers Union to...

  • Financial Malnutrition in Public Higher Education. Chambers, M. M. // Journal of Higher Education;Feb1970, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p140 

    The article examines the financial malnutrition in public higher education in the United States. The 1960-70 ten-year record of state tax support of annual operating expenses of universities and colleges is now available. Base on records, states in which the rates of gain for tax support funds...

  • Testing Federal Student-Aid Fungibility in Two Competing Versions of Federalism. Oberg, Jon H. // Publius: The Journal of Federalism;Fall1997, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p115 

    This study employs twenty-three years of federal, state, and institutional student-aid data to investigate the effects of federal grants to students on the behavior of higher education institutions. Unlike previous studies, this research differentiates between federal-aid programs according to...

  • Higher education: At what cost? Mountjoy, John // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Winter2000, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p5 

    Focuses on the funding of higher education in the United States for the 21st century. Rise in the state spending for higher education; Priority of government officials with regard to public expenditures; Difficulties in maintaining funding levels of higher education; Suggestions to increase...

  • HE SPENDING FOR WALES.  // Adults Learning;Apr2007, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p5 

    The article reports that higher education in Wales will have £424 million to spend in the 2007 to 2008 financial year, according to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales. Universities and further education colleges that deliver higher education programs will see their budgets...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics