US colleges expecting hikes in state funding

State support for higher education in the US appears headed for a 10th straight year of increases, in some cases by large margins, defying widespread fears of Covid-driven economic crises and enrolment declines.

While states generally outline their annual budgets in January, scattered early reports are pointing towards their spending on public colleges and universities exceeding even the high average increase ˆ’ 2.6 per cent per year higher than inflation ˆ’ that they have posted since 2013.

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