November 11, 2008
Colleges Are Urged to Be More Open About Where Their Money Goes
To be persuasive on college costs, universities must be more open about their budgets, a panel of college leaders said here today at the annual meeting of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.
But budget transparency will be a challenge, they said, as universities have long sought to keep some of their costs away from the prying eyes of lawmakers and competitors in higher education.
John V. Lombardi, president of the Louisiana