America 1940-1949: Education Research Article from American Decades

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Increased Enrollment.

Late in the 1940s administrators determined that schools needed larger facilities to accommodate increased enrollments. Of course, higher enrollment figures meant the need for additional faculty, but there was no money budgeted with which to pay them, and there simply were not enough qualified individuals to fill the demand. Further burdening the system was the diminishing funding for endowments, as fewer gifts were given to the schools because of increasing taxes. By the end of 1949 the number of grants for research began to increase with the money coming from government and industry, mostly in the sciences, but this was the only bright spot concerning funding for higher education.

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