All posts tagged public universities


Global Illusions: Bowdoin’s Post-Citizens and the Future of American Higher Education

The Maine Heritage Policy Center invites you to attend Global Illusions: Bowdoin’s Post-Citizens and the Future of American Higher Education Presented by Dr. Herbert London, President Emeritus, Hudson Institute Please join us for an in-depth presentation and discussion about the recent report, What Does Bowdoin Teach? […]

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Setting the Record Straight on TABOR and Education in Colorado

Read the full report | To hear the opponents of the Question 4 Taxpayer Bill of Rights tell it, Colorado’s TABOR provision, passed by voters in 1992,

Empowering Students, Achieving Results: Three reform approaches that would bring greater accountability to Maine’s institutions of higher education

Read the full report | Maine has a higher education problem. Attorney and Bangor native Eliot Cutler, a former White House official, recently delivered a well-received

Is Maine’s Public University System Meeting Needs of the Private Sector?

Read the full report | According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Maine state government spent $715,163,000 on higher education in FY 2006—$544 for every man, women and child in

Measuring Maine’s Public Colleges: Non-Instructional Staffing and Cost-Per-Degree

Read the full report | Are Maine’s colleges and universities as efficient as they could be? According to the Brookings Institution’s 2006 “Charting Maine’s Future” report, “inefficiencies in

Cost per Degree: Measuring Inputs and Outputs at Maine’s Public and Private Colleges

Read the full report | Dramatic increases in the cost of college have concerned policymakers and the college-going public for years. Citing data indicating that “college tuition and

Improving Civic Education in Maine’s Public Colleges and Universities

Read the full report | Last year, the Delaware-based Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) published a report titled Failing Our Students, Failing America: Holding Colleges Accountable for Teaching

Civic Education in the University of Maine System

Read the full report | “If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects something that never was and never will be.” It is with this