Flush-for the Moment

T. G.
April 2008
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 states, only Rhode Island cut university monies, its appropriation of $180.2 million represented a one-year drop of 1.2 percent. Overall, 15 states increased higher education spending by at least 10 percent or more.


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