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 »
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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 »
Preparing for another big cut in higher education funding, the presidents of Arizona’s three public universities reminded lawmakers Jan. 19 that the their institutions are integral to the state economy.Read More »
Skiing was introduced to Flagstaff in 1915, probably by a pair of Norwegian immigrants, brothers Ole and Pete Solberg. The Solbergs made skis and started downhill runs on Observatory Hill where the Lowell Observatory was located, very nearly in the center of town.Read More »
Christopher Smith, a former Senate staff member and capitol lobbyist, died Saturday, Dec. 18 in Phoenix.Read More »
Polling on Arizona’s statewide races has consistently shown GOP candidates on top, and Republicans are optimistic that the anti-Democratic mood sweeping the state and the country will give them total control of state government.
Only a couple of relatively competitive races stand between Republicans and their first sweep of Arizona’s six statewide offices since 1994, not including the Corporation Commission.
Government officials are showing off a site where National Guard troops have been deployed near the Mexican border, despite criticism that they will do nothing to stem the tide of illegal immigration.Read More »
A U.S. Department of Education report lists Arizona as having the nation’s highest rate of student loan defaults, but where the state really stands comes down to how you view the numbers.Read More »
Arizona's three state universities spend too much on administrative costs, driving up the price of a college education, the Phoenix-based Goldwater Institute said in a study released Tuesday.Read More »