Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 4:47pm
University of Wisconsin System officials were surprised to learn Friday they need to take one-time budget cuts totaling $65.7 million over the next two years — on top of a base budget cut of $250 million, an email shows.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 5:46pm
The University of Utah’s Frederick Albert Sutton geology building, completed in 2009 with donated money, replaced two old buildings with an architecturally striking showcase of energy efficiency. Gov. Gary Herbert unveiled his strategic energy plan in Sutton’s fossil-adorned lobby, the first new-construction academic structure in Utah to achieve LEED Gold certification.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 10/11/2011 - 7:25pm
The Grand Rapids Press in its Oct. 2 editorial rightly points out that the cost of public higher education is an issue worthy of serious public discussion. As The Press observed, this need not be a debate about governance. Rather, it’s about what we can do together to make college more affordable.