The challenge in Citizens comprehending the funding of Ohio Higher Ed is a deep space galactic journey. Ohio Higher Ed and a number of other States Higher Education are Constitutionally protected. This is the power of the college/university lobby.
I started an investigation on the funding of Ohio State University back in November of last year. I can only say that in general, the information is overwhelming when it comes to the complexity of funding Higher Education. I suggest you go back to these two programs to get more of where I was beginning: Episode 325: Corporatocracy: Universities Making Vassals and Universities are Body Politic and Corporations.