Missouri's Public Universities:
Adding to the State's Bottom Line

The Council on Public Higher Education (COPHE) has issued a new publication that explains how investing in Missouri’s public universities creates opportunities and adds value to the state:         

  • Public universities develop the advanced workforce of the 21st century. 

  • Public universities “teach the teachers.” Our graduates are educating the state’s next generation of leaders, from preschool through doctoral programs. 

  • Public universities fuel the economic engine of Missouri every day of every year.

  • Public universities improve the quality of life in Missouri by providing public benefits, as well as personal benefits.

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Missouri's 13 public four-year universities comprise the Council on Public Higher Education in Missouri (COPHE).  For more information, contact Paul Wagner, COPHE Director, at pdwagner@outlook.com


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