University presidents are set to unveil their plans for meeting Legislative mandates aimed at ending decades of funding disparities among the three state universities and lifting Arizona from the bottom of financial aid providers in the nation.Read More »
Rep. Paul Gosar’s office confirmed Saturday the resignation of a staffer, one day after a Washington newspaper reported an aide in the Flagstaff office had posted violent and off-color Twitter messages.Read More »
Deep within the canyon, a few miles removed from the mule trains of the popular Bright Angel Trail, Horn Creek creates a ribbon of green vegetation here before plunging toward the Colorado River.
But the handful of people allowed to camp in this splendid isolation receive a warning with their permits: Don’t drink the water when Horn Creek is flowing. It’s radioactive.
Arizona State University president Michael Crow says the school will cope with the latest $90 million reduction in state funding by increasing tuition, attracting more students and cutting costs in various places.Read More »
On the historic Sanborne Fire Insurance maps of downtown Flagstaff, this imposing, walled sandstone open court is listed as a ruin, nearly from the time it was built in 1926.Read More »
University regents are asking Gov. Jan Brewer to reject a proposal that aims to wrestle away their direct authority over the University Medical Center in Tucson.Read More »
At Arizona’s public universities, incoming resident students will pay from $8,474 to $9,716 a year in tuition and fees come fall thanks to state funding cuts. That’s an increase of 45 percent to 72 percent since the 2008-2009 school year, depending on the university.
But at Grand Canyon University, a private Christian institution, tuition, while higher at $16,500 a year, isn’t changing and hasn’t since 2009.
The Arizona Board of Regents will hold a special meeting Friday to rescind steps it recently took to reorganize the leadership and board of directors of UA Healthcare.Read More »
Despite recent student protests, regents for Arizona's public universities voted Thursday to dramatically hike tuition, but also will offer rebates to some students to help ease the financial strain.Read More »
Sen. Steve Gallardo, a Phoenix Democrat, gestures during an impassioned speech on the Senate floor. Gallardo and some of his Senate Democratic colleagues occasionally use humor to lampoon bills they dislike, but have no power to stop.Read More »