Higher education badly in need of a spending boost

HIKONE, SHIGA PREF. – The World University Rankings 2015-2016, announced Oct. 1 by the Times Higher Education, defied expectations as the University of Tokyo, which ranked 23rd in the previous year, dropped to the 43rd spot and the ranking of Kyoto University fell from 59th to 88th.

Source: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2015/11/22/commentary/japan-commentary/higher-education-badly-need-spending-boost/