Give Us Funding or Give Us Autonomy



Tuition at Public Colleges Has Soared In the Past Decade, But Student Fees Have Risen Faster
(Washington Post)

Higher Education Leaders to Legislature: Give Us Funding or Give Us Tuition Autonomy (The Advocate)

LSU President: If We Want Public Colleges to Be Affordable, a Federal-State Partnership Is Key (Washington Post)


Further Reading

College May Keep Tuition Money Paid by Bankrupt Parents, Judge Rules (Wall Street Journal)

Higher Ed Law Firm Takes on Bankruptcy Trustees in Tuition Battles (Wall Street Journal)

Paying for College Has to Be Easier Than This (Wall Street Journal)

Survey Finds Broad Support for Free College (Inside Higher Education)

Free College? The U.S. Should Look at State Models That Are Already Working (Chronicle of Higher Education)

Investing in Employee Tuition Benefits Yields Significant Financial Payback for Major Corporation, Study Finds (Lumina Foundation)

Promises of Free Community College, Library Cards (Los Angeles Times)

Public Colleges Chase Out-of-State Students, and Tuition (New York Times)

As British Tuitions Rise, Postsecondary Access Gap Grows (Inside Higher Education)

Study: UH Community Colleges Are Nation’s Most Affordable 2-Year Institutions (Hawaii Tribune Herald)