Planning for Higher Education Journal

Private Colleges and the Public Purse

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From Volume 3 Number 2 | April 1974
By James J. Morisseau

The fiscal crisis higher education has generated increasing demands by private colleges and universities for more financial aid from state governents. On the other hand, there have been demands from some public institutions that the states cut off aid to the private sector in order to conserve limited resources for the support of public education. Is American high education on the brink of an era of self-defeating conflict and competition? Or will an emerging trend toward cooperation and coordination insure the survival of post-secondary education in all its forms? The prospects were examined at at three-day conference, February 6-8 in New York, sponsored by the Society for College and University Planning, the proceedings of which form the basis for the following article.

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