Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 07/24/2012 - 7:31pm
While lawmakers in Madison acknowledge the need to invest in Wisconsin's technical colleges, it remains to be seen if they are willing to nearly double the amount of money available for state-financed student financial aid grants in the next state budget.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 07/22/2012 - 10:41pm
The state's public colleges and universities are absorbing a fifth round of budget cuts since 2008. In the new state budget, higher education was cut by $66 million, bringing total cuts since 2008 to $420 million.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 07/16/2012 - 8:25pm
Iowa State University increased outside funding to $360 million last year, though the total fell $28 million short of a record haul two years ago, according to figures released Monday by the university.