Finance and Productivity

Education pays, but it also costs. Widespread attainment takes both adequate funding and the productive use of money. Read more about state funding, tuition and fees, student financial aid, degree productivity, and staffing trends.

A webinar by SHEEO Senior Policy Analyst Andy Carlson covering the methods and findings of this year's State Higher Education Finance Report. Power-... Read More
Click to go to the main SHEF page. State Higher Education Finance FY 2012, the tenth report in the annual series, continues to provide in-depth... Read More
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched their Reimagining Aid Design and Delivery Project (RADD) in September 2012, awarding grants totaling $... Read More
As the nation’s colleges and universities struggle with limited budgets and demands for increased degree completions, states are once again looking... Read More
The efficiency and effectiveness of America’s colleges and universities has become a major issue for policymakers in this time of constrained... Read More
This new edition of Good Policy, Good Practice II revises and updates the 2007 publication. Like the earlier edition, it responds to one of the... Read More
Part I of Good Policy, Good Practice offers examples of strategies, programs, and practices that our research fi nds can raise educational... Read More
Describes the Illinois Board of Higher Education's Priorities, Quality and Productivity initiative, which consists of five broad areas: (1)... Read More
Remarks from Arthur F. Quern, chairman of the Illinois Board of Higher Education, at the 41st SHEEO Annual Meeting.
The “Great Recession” of 2009 has brought an unprecedented level of financial chaos to public higher education in America. Programs are being reduced... Read More

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