Instead of tax hikes, reform higher education to prioritize students over administrators

By Joe Kaiser
01/27/2017
Illinois spends more money on retirement costs than on university operations – and tuition keeps rising to prop up this overspending. Instead of hiking taxes to maintain current spending habits in higher education, politicians should shift priorities from propping up six-figure administrators to keeping tuition affordable for students.

TAGS: budget, higher education, pensions, student loans