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 College Board's annual report is a compendium of detailed, up-to-date information on the funding that is available to help students pay for... Read More
The College Board's annual report provides information on changes over time in undergraduate tuition and fees, room and board, and other estimated... Read More
"Probing Policy Resistance to Liberal Education:  Why the Chasm? Can it Be Bridged? And Who Loses if We Miss?" as presented by Paul E.... Read More
"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

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