State Higher Education Finance FY 2008

Source: State Higher Education Executive Officers, 2009

The SHEF report provides the earliest possible review of state and local support, tuition revenue, and enrollment trends for the most recent fiscal year. All the leading indicators, however, indicate that fiscal year 2008 is the last year of a short recovery. As a result, it is important to consider the upward trends in this report within the current economic context in the United States. The current recession will most certainly impact state financing of higher education in the year ahead.

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