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Because private colleges and universities have more and more difficulty keeping their heads above water financially, the possibility of government support increasingly is becoming a question of survival. Almost certainly the level of public support for private academic institutions will rise in the future, and any doubts about eligibility for this support are of vital concern for affected universities. The major issue regarding eligibility has been the status of sectarian universities. Given the stringent constitutional limits on government aid to religion, can universities that are connected to churches or are otherwise sectarian receive public assistance?


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