Ends and Means in the Finance of Higher Education

Thomson, Procter
November 1952
Journal of Higher Education;Nov1952, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p429
Academic Journal
The article presents the reasons for the government of the United States extend financial support to American universities and colleges. In a country like the United States where democracy is highly valued, social welfare such as education availability is a factor that determine social freedom. Expanding the coverage of higher education and raising its quality requires corresponding local and federal aid. Financing higher education is considered an investment for the country because it is through quality learning that a country could produce better and competent individuals that will contribute to the country's progress.


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