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Higher-education budgeting at the state level concepts and principles by Dennis P. Jones

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Published by National Center for Higher Education Management Systems in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English


  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- Finance

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Bibliography: p. 111-113

StatementDennis P. Jones
ContributionsNational Center for Higher Education Management Systems
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 113 p. :
Number of Pages113
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Open LibraryOL14414239M

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