Public Universities and Budget Cuts in Malaysia

Doria Abdullah

Abstract


Malaysian public universities have experienced drastic budget cuts over the past two
years, which did not bode well for Malaysia’s academic community. This article
presents an overview of the situation, explaining the rationales behind the budget
cuts, adjustments made by public universities, and unaddressed gaps.


Keywords


Malaysia; higher education; budget cuts; public universities

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2017.91.10129

 

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