Area University, College Administrators React To Texas Governor's Higher Education Points

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry addressed a few higher education issues during his biennial state of the state address before a joint session of the Texas Legislature on Tuesday.

Perry once again called for efforts to make higher education more accessible and affordable to Texans.

He pitched a four-year tuition freeze at public colleges and universities and voiced his support for a $10,000 degree program.

The governor also supports tying a minimum of 10 percent of a school’s state funding to the number of students it graduates.

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