The Arizona university system fiscal year 2013 budget request asks the state to begin reinvesting in higher education. It represents the end of a nightmare that students and parents have been living through with the past four years of budget cuts that have resulted in 90 percent tuition increases.Read More »
A committee assisting in the search for a new University of Arizona president will hold five hearings to gather public input on the issues that the new university leader will face.Read More »
The Arizona Board of Regents agreed at a recent meeting to request from the Legislature a 17.5 percent increase in funding, but lawmakers appear to have other budget priorities.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has announced the appointment of Jay Heiler to the Arizona Board of Regents, effective in January.Read More »
Arizona’s colleges and universities will likely bear the brunt of budget cuts forced by rapidly rising health care costs, the state’s budget director told a Washington audience Tuesday.Read More »
Lawmakers are signaling that there won’t be any increases to the higher education budget, even as the Arizona Board of Regents works toward two goals that will require more money from the state – an end to tuition increases and a funding formula based on performance.Read More »
Some members of the Arizona Board of Regents are worried that a proposal to equalize the student funding for each of the three state universities is going to be used as political justification for spending cuts.Read More »
An Arizona State University professor who became the target of a bill aimed at putting up a wall between public education and political partisanship said the legislation is unneeded.
The law’s sponsor, however, said it’s worth having on the books anyway.
Gov. Jan Brewer has announced the members of a task force she formed to mediate a dispute between the Legislature and the Board of Regents over control UA Healthcare Inc.Read More »