Posts Tagged: appropriations

Trends & Indicators: Financing Higher Education

Updated February 2012 ... New England's public and private two-year and four-year colleges continue to be more expensive than the U.S. averages. The region continues to hold the dubious distinction of America’s lowest state appropriations for higher education and highest tuitions and fees for public colleges and universities. Recent data from the annual Grapevine survey by the Illinois St...

NE College Prices Continue to Outpace Nation’s; Obama Unveils New Tuition Proposals

New England's public and private two- and four years colleges continue to charge higher prices than the U.S. average, according to new data posted to the Financing Higher Education section of NEBHE's Trends & Indicators. To view the latest updates to our Higher Education Financing section, visit Trends & Indicators: Continually Updated Stats on New England’s Education and Economy...

Chronicle of Higher Ed Asks Where State Legislators Went to College

For years, we asserted that New England's struggles with low state fiscal support for higher education stemmed in part from the under-representation of public higher education alums in the region's state legislatures. This week, the national Chronicle of Higher Education published a major review of where state lawmakers went to college. Among the findings: New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts a...