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 »
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 »
Arizona is about to consider a funding concept for its three universities that has shown spotty results, but which is re-emerging as the system of choice for legislatures around the nation. The Arizona Board of Regents is set to unveil a detailed plan in early July that will serve as the foundation for legislation to transform the funding system from enrollment-based to performance-based.Read More »
Dr. Michael Crow will continue to serve as president of Arizona State University for another six years, the Arizona Board of Regents announced today.Read More »
A veto by Gov. Jan Brewer may cost students at a proposed Arizona State University campus in Payson an additional $2,000 per year in tuition — if the project is actually completed.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 »
With the state facing a $1.15 billion deficit next year, the “higher” in the phrase higher education almost certainly applies to tuition.Read More »