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February 1, 2021

Jason Owen-Smith quoted in Chronicle of Higher Education

Research Universities and the Public GoodDuring the past year, public universities have been contending with both a public health crisis and an economic crisis. Jason Owen-Smith says, “Think of the university budget like a balloon. In good times, if you squeeze one part of the balloon, it can bulge somewhere else. Right now, there‚Äôs no elasticity in the balloon at all.”

Read The Heavy Cost of an Empty Campus: Decades of disinvestment left public research universities overexposed to Covid-19 at the Chronicle of Higher Education.