Revenue: What higher ed leaders need to know
The National Association of College and University Business Officers in 2011 report the challenges higher ed is having with replacing revenue lost when states abruptly began decreasing their support for the industry, a trend which has steadily persisted. The organization cited targeting out-of-state-students, playing with tuition models, honing in on philanthropy, establishing public-private research partnerships and looking to "unconventional" bond initiatives, but so far finding a silver bullet solution which will compensate for the declining gaps has remained elusive.
In our first spotlight issue for higher education, Education Dive took on the topic of revenue in higher education, analyzing both trends and challenges and presenting recommendations which, we hope, will help the industry move forward, even as state support creeps towards zero.
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