Arizona had the nation’s steepest per-student cuts in state aid to higher education and the highest rates of tuition increase from pre-recession funding levels until today, according to a new report.Read More »
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The board that oversees Arizona's state university system plans to take a look at fees that students pay in addition to tuition. Those fees can add up.Read More »
Arizona’s universities are asking for $39 million in new money to help reach performance goals even though the Legislature and governor aren’t proposing any money for the plan.Read More »
University officials today pressed the business community and the state for more engagement in creating a robust college education system, even as they acknowledged that schools are adapting to technology-driven changes in higher education.Read More »
Eileen Klein’s vision for her tenure at the helm of the Arizona Board of Regents centers on pushing the board’s function beyond what it is best known for – setting university tuition rates – into making the organization a driver for improving the state’s economy.Read More »
Eileen Klein, the new president of the Arizona Board of Regents, intends to help the state universities become forces for Arizona's overall improvement during her three-year term.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer asked the Arizona Board of Regents to support her controversial AHCCCS expansion plan, arguing that it would free up general fund money for higher education.
The regents, the majority of whom are Brewer appointees, quickly granted her request, passing a resolution in support of both her overall budget plan and her proposal to increase Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
The Arizona Board of Regents approved a three-year contract worth more than $1 million for new board President Eileen Klein.Read More »
Page Gonzales, Gov. Jan Brewer’s director of policy, is departing the Ninth Floor to become newly elected Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Chucri’s chief of staff.Read More »
After nearly four years on the Ninth Floor, Eileen Klein is stepping down as Gov. Jan Brewer’s chief of staff, and as most Capitol observers expected, top aide Scott Smith is stepping in to take the reins.
The Governor’s Office on Monday announced that Klein had accepted a job as Arizona Board of Regents president. ABOR voted on Oct. 10 to offer Klein the position, which is being vacated by outgoing president Tom Anderes.