How the Campus Crumbles: Colleges Face Challenges From Deferred Maintenance

Kent State U.

Lester A. Lefton, president of Kent State University, has pushed to allow the university to borrow $170-million to deal with its deferred maintenance.
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If there is one thing Steven C. Ender wants you to understand about the money he needs to fix up Grand Rapids Community College, it's this: "This is not about new carpet."

Mr. Ender, the college's president, can tick off the $2-million in repairs...

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