Public Higher Education - A Closer Look
The state budget process is an important to public universities across the country. While these are not going to be canceled, state lawmakers are gearing up for the messiest circumstances since the Great Recession. We are likely to see public universities’ budgets cut, therefore exposure to state appropriations is a key factor to consider when looking at public higher-ed institutions. While there may be some overlap with regard to the factors stressing public and private higher education institutions, we outline some of the leading issues that will influence public higher education credit in the near term.