Should States Force College Mergers?
Campus Mergers Bring Big Changes but Questionable Savings
For years, states have merged public college campuses, nearly always for financial reasons. The logic seems unassailable: Maintaining fewer schools should cost less money. But consolidation doesn’t necessarily yield savings. And yet a few states, constrained by the lackluster economy and tight budgets, are reluctantly traveling down that road. (Stateline.org)Should States Force College Mergers?