Listen Public university cuts
American Radio Works podcast with host Stephen Smith
I’m on the most recent podcast on American RadioWorks, the documentary arm of American Public Media, the parent company of MPR.
Here I discuss the national trend of states rolling back their funding of public universities, and what consequences that has.
About the blogger
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.