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.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.