Eye on Education

State Support for Public Colleges Continues 25 Year Decline

This year, Ohio will change its funding model for colleges and universities. Schools will now receive the bulk of their state funding based on the number of students who graduate, not the number of students who enroll as colleges did previously. Some campuses, like Cleveland State University, say they embrace the change and welcome the challenge to push more students to graduate. But critics question whether this could lead to an overall decrease in state funding for schools. And as the Chronicle of Higher Education reports, state support for public colleges has been on a steady decline over the last 25 years.


Read more at: chronicle.com

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