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Higher Education Funding Issues: U.S. / UK Comparison

Orkodashvili, Mariam (2007): Higher Education Funding Issues: U.S. / UK Comparison.

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Abstract

The paper compares and contrasts higher education funding sources and systems in the U.S. and the UK. The issues raised in the paper pertain to the major challenge of academia: finding financial support in times of limited resources and enhanced competition. The issues discussed throughout the paper are: funding and quality assessment of universities; funding and equity of access to post-secondary education; marketization and privatization of universities; funding, autonomy and accountability of higher education institutions.

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