Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 3:50pm
Budgets for the state's public universities, including Kansas University, would be cut 1.5 percent for each of the next two fiscal years under a deal approved by Republican budget leaders.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 3:42pm
When Carla Beam prepared a report on the so-called “fiscal cliff” for the University of Alaska Board of Regents in December, she found unexpected inspiration in a Looney Tunes clip. Wile E. Coyote’s legs would keep churning in the old cartoons, whether he was running off a ledge or still had the ground beneath him.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 3:30pm
Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver said she wants more information on how the Christie administration drew up plans to spend more than $1 billion for higher education projects in New Jersey – and has introduced legislation to block some of that spending if she doesn’t get answers.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 3:22pm
The state’s higher education commissioner, Teresa Lubbers, recently sent a condescending statement about college completion rates to media outlets around Indiana. The statement, motivated by House Bill 1348, which would link colleges’ state funding to students’ graduation rates and increase the number of credit hours required for students receiving state aid, makes Lubbers sound out-of-touch with students’ lives.