Big Plans, Big Costs on Campus
A series on Alabama's system of higher education, analysis aided by PARCA
Sunday, October 24
Alabama's public universities are recruiting students from out of state and raising tuition in a quest for cash and quality.
Colleges' course: Unchecked growth
If you build it, will they come?
Troy sheds state boundaries, pursues global mission
Monday, October 25
Alabama devotes a large share of its state budget to higher education but divides it among a multitude of universities, many with costly and duplicative programs.
State schools duplicate services, stretch funds
Tuesday, October 26
State leaders push for smarter use of state education dollars.
State colleges being made to justify budgets
Retooled community colleges offer flexibility, lower cost
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