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.

"The Knowledge Economy Has Arrived:  Now what do we do?" as presented by Paul E. Lingenfelter at the Society for College and University Planning... Read More
Opening Comments in Conversation with Gene Wilhoit, Executive Director, Council of Chief State School Officers at the Joint CCSSO/SHEEO Meeting on... Read More
Paul E. Lingenfelter's testimony to The National Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance PDF of transcript
President Obama, philanthropic and policy organizations, and states have set bold goals essentially to double the number of postsecondary degrees and... Read More
One of the many imperatives faced by higher education is the need to work with the leaders of business and industry to ensure graduates are... Read More
Complete College America was created in 2009 to work with states to significantly increase the number of Americans with quality career... Read More
States continue to experiment with ways to allocate limited financial aid dollars with the goal of improving retention and ultimately completion... Read More
Total student loan debt in the United States has now surpassed both credit card debt and automobile loans, prompting a broad-reaching public... Read More
On November 29, 2012, SHEEO staff sent this query to state agency finance officers: The Utah System of Higher Education is looking at modifying the... Read More
On November 28, 2012, SHEE staff sent this query to state agency finance officers: Arizona’s public universities are currently evaluating the... Read More