- Amy Li
University of Northern Colorado
AMY LI is an assistant professor of Higher Education at the University of Northern Colorado. Her research focuses on higher education finance and policy, specifically performance funding, financial aid and student loan debt, “free” college programs, state appropriations, and state policy adoption. Her recent works include “Performance Funding Policy Impacts on STEM Degree Attainment” in Educational Policy, “Dramatic Declines in Higher Education Appropriations: State Conditions for Budget Punctuations” in Research in Higher Education, and a co-authored piece on “Institutional Accountability: A Comparison of the Predictors of Student Loan Repayment and Default Rates” published in the ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
- William Zumeta
University of Washington
WILLIAM ZUMETA is Professor of Public Policy & Governance and of Higher Education at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is a TIAA Institute Fellow and served as President of the Association for the Study of Higher Education in 2009–2010. His research interests are in state higher education policy and finance, including accountability policies and policies affecting private institutions and community colleges, among others. He is first author of Financing American Higher Education in the Era of Globalization, with D. Breneman, P. Callan, & J. Finney (Harvard Education Press, 2012). He is co-author, with Alicia Kinne-Clawson, of, "The State Higher Education Executive Officer and Higher Education Finance," a chapter in D. Tandberg, B. Sponsler, R. Hanna, & J. Guilbeau (Eds.), The State Higher Education Executive Officer, in press at Teachers College Press.