Go to the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association website (sheeo.org) and locate the most recent State Higher Education Finance report.
Select one state (the state is New York) from the publication and compare it to the U.S. Average in the following categories:
Public Higher Education Educational Appropriations per FTE: Percent Change
Net Tuition as a Percent of Total Educational Revenue
Higher Education Support per Capita by State
Percent of Tax Revenues Allocated to Higher Education by State
In a 2- to 3-page paper:
Discuss where your state stands in relation to the national average.
Discuss the impact of this ranking on educational systems within your state.
Discuss the impact of this ranking on educational leaders within your state.
Discuss how the ranking (funding) impacts policy decisions made at the campus level.