Europe’s Austerity Measures Take Their Toll on Academe

Europe’s Austerity Measures Take Their Toll on Academe | Aisha Labi | Chronicle of Higher Education | 4 May 2012

The article explores ways in which European universities are being impacted by government austerity measures, or efforts to reduce public spending, due to the global financial crisis that began in 2008. Particular emphasis is given to increased tuition costs, reductions in services offered to students, and the elimination of job opportunities for college professors that have resulted from such higher education budget cuts.

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