Reflecting the dramatic and changing landscape in higher education, this Second Edition addresses the significant influences of the media, national commissions, private think tanks, professional organizations and the economy in shaping the many contexts in which higher education financial issues are addressed. This collection of 59 historical and current readings provides a broad spectrum of information and perspectives and covers a wide range of topics in terms of content as well as time period. The readings are organized into eight sections: Economics and Financing of Higher Education, Government Financing of Higher Education, Institutional Resources, Higher Education Expenditures, Planning and Resource Allocation, Financial Management and Accounting, Ethics and Higher Education Finance, and International Financing of Higher Education. Features include: "NEW Sections!" International Financing of Higher Education, Planning and Resource Allocation, and Ethics and Higher Education Finance Describes the internal and external influences on theory, public opinion, government policy and institutional practices Articles reflect the expertise of eight review panels consisting of 36 reviewers who teach, conduct research and work in areas associated with the field of higher education finance "