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 »
Sen. Andy Biggs wants Arizona’s universities to have the freedom to choose their own paths, but critics of his plan worry that such freedom will incite more infighting than innovating.Read More »
The leader of the Arizona Board of Regents is speaking out against a bill that would abolish the board and reorganize higher education in the state.Read More »
An Arizona legislator is proposing that the state board that oversees the entire public university system be eliminated and replaced with separate boards of trustees for each state university.Read More »
Arizona State University is moving ahead with plans to establish a Lake Havasu City campus that will offer a limited number of undergraduate degrees.Read More »
State budget writers want to know why universities can't handle budget cuts now that they are taking in more money than they were three years ago.Read More »