from Renewing America

Scott Walker's Risky College Experiment

Wisconsin Scott Walker Freedom Summit Des Moines Iowa

February 13, 2015

Wisconsin Scott Walker Freedom Summit Des Moines Iowa
Blog Post
Blog posts represent the views of CFR fellows and staff and not those of CFR, which takes no institutional positions.

More on:

Education

Since 2000, the percent of state budgets devoted to higher education has fallen from 13 percent to 9.5 percent. This decline in funding has strained public university finances, reduced pay for many professors, and driven up tuition for students. In a new column for Bloomberg View, CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Peter Orszag explains the factors that have led to the dramatic state university budget cuts, and discusses some ways that states can better manage their higher education budgets.

More on:

Education

Close