State Higher Education Funding Remains Below Pre-Recession Levels, New SHEEO Report Reveals
The 2018 State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) report, an annual survey on state higher education finance and enrollment issues, has found that annual state appropriations to colleges and universities are still below the per-student levels reported in 2008.
ED Seeks Comments on Proposed IPEDS Finance Survey Changes
The Department of Education is accepting comments on its proposed Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS) survey changes through May 20. Most notably, proposed finance survey changes address tuition discounts, financial ratios, endowments, other post-employment benefits, and athletics.
ED Issues Clarifying Guidance on Financial Responsibility Reporting
A new Q&A addresses reporting for public institutions, as well as debt and liability triggers for all institutions. Institutions are expected to submit any necessary supplemental reporting that results from this new information by June 13.