Tag Archives: Higher Education Funding

Community college provided the pathway to my American Dream: Guest opinion

I am the product of a community college education, and because of that, I’m on the way to achieving my American Dream. In Vietnam, my parents didn’t have the opportunity to go to school beyond third grade. Source: Community college provided the pathway to my American Dream: Guest opinion | OregonLive.com

Oregon’s higher-ed spending pays off for students and taxpayers | Guest opinion

Source: Oregon’s higher-ed spending pays off for students and taxpayers: Guest opinion

Money is tight, so let’s be more strategic with higher ed spending: Guest opinion

Different colleges are better for different people. The Oregon Opportunity Grant enables Oregon’s neediest citizens to enroll in the college that will work best for them. Source: Money is tight, so let’s be more strategic with higher ed spending: Guest opinion

American Higher Education Hits a Dangerous Milestone

America’s Declining Investment in Higher Education. As younger generations become more racially diverse, many states are allocating fewer tax dollars to public colleges and universities. Drawing almost no attention, the nation crossed an ominous milestone last year that threatens more economic polarization and social division: For the first time, public colleges and universities in most […]
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The financial forecast for colleges is gloomy. How can they weather the storm?

As another academic year winds down on campuses nationwide, the news about the financial underpinning of colleges and universities keeps getting worse. Two studies out in the past week show that key revenue sources at public and private universities continue to shrink without any immediate signs of slowing. State Library Ed. Notes: Study #1 – […]
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Brown to sign university funding bill at OSU-Cascades

Legislature allocated $39 million for second academic building. Gov. Kate Brown will visit Oregon State University-Cascades on Wednesday to sign a bill authorizing $39 million for a new academic building at the campus. Source: Brown to sign university funding bill at OSU-Cascades; Legislature allocated $39 million for second academic building

In Many States, Students at Public Universities Foot Biggest Part of the Bill

Please contact the State Library for access to this premium story from the Wall Street Journal. library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. If you are a registered State library patron, you can also retrieve the story for yourself by logging into our trial access to the US Newsstream database at: http://libguides.osl.state.or.us/usnewsstream State funding cuts mean students in a […]
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Editorial: Community colleges get short shrift

Here’s an update to an editorial from last month, about a budgeting error that left the state’s community colleges $32 million short for programs intended to help students succeed. A refresher: At the end of the 2017 legislative session, the Joint Ways and Means Committee was able to restore more than $70 million to the […]
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Editorial: State needs to step up for regional campuses

Southern Oregon University students will see a 4.22 percent increase in tuition next fall, along with a similar jump in required fees. The tuition increase is less than half of what students absorbed this school year, but it’s still unacceptable. Oregon residents will pay $172 per credit per term next fall. Nonresident students will pay […]
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State issues more bonds for UO Knight campus, OSU’s Bend expansion

Lawmakers voted Saturday to chip in more state cash for two of Oregon’s signature higher education projects. The Legislature approved $20 million in state debt for the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact at the University of Oregon, and $39 million to build a second academic building at Oregon State University’s Cascades […]
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