UNH President Mark Huddleston On Funding Challenges, Higher Ed Trends

Apr 22, 2015

Huddleston joined The Exchange to talk about trends in higher education including rising costs, student debt, and greater use of adjuncts.  He also discussed cuts in state support, salaries of administrative staff, and the role expensive programs like athletics play in promoting the University's mission.

Scroll below the full show audio to hear Huddleston respond to a variety of questions about the challenges facing the University System.


  • Mark Huddleston: President of the University of New Hampshire since 2007

Interview Highlights

On the state's revenue structure:

On why state funding levels have an outsized effect on the cost of tuition:

On criticism that UNH administrative costs are bloated:

On the balance between in-state and out-of-state students:

On funding for UNH athletics:

On John Broderick's controversial resignation from the Rudman Center: