Think tank formed to rescue public universities from financial woes

Student debt

The public universities have to grapple with maintenance of the many campuses opened all over the country.

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What you need to know:

  • The team will be expected to determine the debt burden of universities and how it morphed to that level.
  • It is expected to conclude its work by July 19 2021 and thereafter submit its report after two weeks.

The government has appointed a high-powered team of intellectuals and university administrators to come up with concrete solutions on how to get public universities out of the financial mess they are currently steeped in, a mess that threatens operations in many of them.


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