What the UN Says About Higher Education
PHENOMenal News – Fall-Winter 2009
The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is a United Nations treaty that, among other things, says: “Higher education shall be made equally accessible to all, on the basis of capacity, by every appropriate means, and in particular by the progressive introduction of free education.” 160 countries have ratified this treaty. The United States has […]
Impact of Cuts to Public Higher Education
PHENOMenal News – Fall-Winter 2009 Read updates, editorial, about access conference, PHENOM’s 2009 Annual Meeting and more!
On October 29, the Governor announced mid-year cuts to many areas of state government. Funding for state and community colleges and the University of Massachusetts is being reduced by $62 million, but that funding will be replaced by the use of federal fiscal stimulus funds. While this sounds good, there are still big problems, including: […]