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.

Second to None in Attainment, Discovery, and Innovation: The National Agenda for Higher Education The 44th President of the United States will have... Read More
The purpose of this letter from Secretary Ochoa is "To provide institutions and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) program participants with... Read More
More Student Success describes a systemic approach for achieving student success beginning in elementary school and continuing through high school... Read More
State Budgeting for Higher Education in the United States as Reported for FY 2007 Higher education budgeting practices in the United States are... Read More
The international imperative for postsecondary education is growing, and the push for state and national action is acute. To remain globally... Read More
Since the current economic recession began, the national dialogue on degree production and accountability has accelerated. The conversation is fueled... Read More
As part of Lumina Foundation’s state productivity initiative in higher education, the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) hosted a... Read More
Staffing Trends in Public Colleges and Universities: A National Analysis 2001–2009 Staffing makes up a large portion of budgets at all institutions... Read More
Degree Production Trends by Program Area: A National Analysis 2004-2009 The national imperative for increased postsecondary level completions... Read More
This report summarizes the findings and recommendations from a formal evaluation of the states’ responses to the State Policy Resource Connections (... Read More