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Funding the Infostructure: A Guide to Financing Technology Infrastructure in Higher Education

Published May 2001
ihep
focus area Affordability & Need-Based Aid

Survey report that examines the challenges of funding technology in higher education, based on interviews with state finance officers and institutional representatives

This report provides a look at the challenges of funding technology in higher education: how institutions plan for it, where they find revenues to pay for it, and where the money goes. Based on a survey of state finance officers and interviews with experts and institutional representatives on technology financing, it offers suggestions on policies for financing educational technology, a common language to describe the elements of technology infrastructure, and ways to match revenue strategies with the different elements of infrastructure.