Key Trends in Higher Education

Lee, John; Clery, Sue
June 2004
American Academic;2004, p21
The article focuses on trends which affect public higher education institutions in the U.S. It states that American colleges and universities are affected by economic cycles in state and local tax supports. It relates that the cost of basic services in universities and colleges increases at faster rate than inflation. It also mentions that institutions are pressured to expand their services and compete in a diverse higher education system.


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