Getting Support

Budgets are almost as important as science at public research institutions these days. With states across the country facing budget crises, everyone's looking for easy cuts, and the public universities are looking to keep their budgets intact, says the Chronicle of Higher Education's Paul Basken. So it may be time for academia to take a page out of industry's book — "please your patrons," Basken says.

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