Articles tagged: Funding

Paying for Higher Education and Research

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By Don M. Randel, President Emeritus, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the University of Chicago

The market has made higher education in the United States what it is, complete with features that many wish to complain about, including certain kinds of facilities and staff that contribute to rising costs.

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Research Universities Power U.S. Innovation and Prosperity

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By Phyllis Wise, Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

If you use a GPS device, a mouse, or a microwave oven, take antibiotics, have an eye implant, or are reading this on a tablet, you can thank America’s research universities.

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Never Eat Your Seed Corn

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By Dr. Clifton R. Wharton, Jr., President Emeritus, Michigan State University; Chancellor Emeritus, State University of New York System; Former Chairman and CEO, TIAA-CREF; Former Chairman, Rockefeller Foundation; U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

There have been dramatic changes and declines in the levels and sources of financial support for higher education in the past few decades. Why is this happening?

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A New Strategy to Maintain America’s Position of Global Preeminence

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By Robert Birgeneau, Chancellor Emeritus of the University of California, Berkeley

American research and teaching universities have been the envy of the world for six decades. Unfortunately, their record of excellence and achievement may not continue to hold up—and if it does not, we may find ourselves losing our position as worldwide leaders.

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Fault Lines in the Compact: Higher Education and the Public Interest of the United States

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By Ronald J. Daniels, President, Johns Hopkins University;
Phillip M. Spector, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Johns Hopkins University;
Rebecca Goetz, Research Assistant

The relationship between government and the university in the United States is, in the minds of many commentators, fraught.

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