Prospects for extra money aren't certain

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Western Kentucky University should receive its regular appropriations when the Kentucky General Assembly begins work on the biennial budget next month.

WKU President Gary Ransdell doesn’t foresee any cuts in that $72.4 million appropriation each year for two years, he said after WKU Board of Regents committee meetings Friday. That money comes from a more than $960 million general fund appropriation each year for two years for all the universities and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

The prospects of state money above that, however, aren’t a certainty, Ransdell said.

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