The Challenges Funding Higher Education | Issues in Education (January 2013)

A new year means a new state legislative session is around the corner and new decisions about higher education will be made. In this episode of Issues in Education, FSU President Eric Barron and WFSU-TV’s Suzanne Smith look at the challenges facing higher education in Florida. Their guest is Dr. William Proctor, former legislator in Florida’s House of Representatives and current Chancellor of Flagler College. The trio talks about the current budget situation, Differential Tuition, and other higher education issues before the legislature this year. Dr. Barron also talks about US News recently ranking FSU as the best in the country for providing the highest quality education for the least money.