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Funding shortfalls for higher ed have more to do with bloated pensions and admin costs, not lack of budget, report says

Karen Kidd Feb. 9, 2016, 11:31am

Those who blame the state's higher education funding shortfalls on Springfield gridlock should focus on the real causes of the crisis: skyrocketing pensions, bloated administrative costs and soaring tuition and fees for students, according to the co-author of a recent study.