Faculty report: Finances put a third of UK universities at risk

If you’re wondering how sever the austerity measures prompting the UK tuition hike are, consider this analysis by the University and College Union, Britain’s main faculty union:

More than one-third of universities in England are “at risk” of being closed as a result of cuts in government financing.

Of course, the report isn’t without its critics. Read the short Chronicle of Higher Education article here.