Growth in State Funding for Higher Education Slowed in 2002-2003, Increasing Only About 1%
- Is Higher Education Worth Funding? Smith, Mark F. // Academe;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p109
Focuses on the reasons and arguments why higher education should be given government funding. Impact of budget deficits to higher education; Importance of convincing state legislatures and the U.S. Congress to the role of higher education in the society; Documents that support the impact of...
- Education funds may not be cut. // Horticulture Week;2/14/2008, p3
The article reports on the budget cuts working by the British government to higher education. The Higher Education Funding Council for England will reduce the support it provides to institutions for equivalent or lower qualification students by Â£100 million, but landscape training may be...
- Bills on College Aid Advance in Congress. Klein, Alyson // Education Week;7/18/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 43, p25
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a bill to increase federal aid to college students. The money will be distributed via Pell Grants. The measure will decrease the federal budget deficit. Special grants would also be given to students who intend to teach in underprivileged schools....
- Paying for teaching in higher education. McNair, Stephen // Adults Learning;Apr96, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p206
Focuses on the government funding of higher education in Great Britain. Higher Education Funding Council of England's approach to funding; National Institute of Adult Continuing Education's (NIACE) recommendations on the funding of higher education.
- Since 1991, four top universities. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor;7/6/95, Vol. 87 Issue 154, p2
Highlights the figures given by the US General Accounting Office regarding the amount charged on the government by the four top universities for paying tuition of relatives of faculty working on federal research.
- Australian universities face disruptive changes. Pockley, Peter // Nature;8/15/1996, Vol. 382 Issue 6592, p569
Reports on an August 1996 announcement by Australia's education minister, Amanda Vanstone, which stated that the Australian government plans to cut university funds by 5 percent. Amount of cuts; Plans to phase cuts in over four years; Campaigning by academics against such cuts; Australian Prime...
- Two-year colleges among high-default schools. Dervarics, Charles // Community College Week;1/27/97, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p3
Reports on the withdrawal of federal financial-aid programs to two-year colleges in the United States, because of student loan default rates. Number of colleges not eligible for federal student loan programs; Kinds of colleges affected by withdrawal of aid; Listing of colleges at risk of losing...
- Budget cuts in education and their effects on faculty, support staff and students. Richardson, Alice // New York Amsterdam News;5/20/95, Vol. 86 Issue 20, p26
Analyzes the impact of education budget cuts on the faculty members, support staff and students of public colleges in New York. Lack of counselling for affected people.
- WVC projects await state approval. // Wenatchee Business Journal;Mar2002, Vol. 16 Issue 3, pA4
Reports that requests for state funds to pay for projects at Wenatchee Valley College are expected to be approved in Olympia, Washington.