Former US swimming star, Horne voice concerns about transgender sports participation
A former University of Arizona swimming star said Wednesday anyone born male should not be able to compete in girls' sports, no matter what the age.
Community colleges to move prudently to 4-year degrees
Legislation signed by the governor earlier this month opens the door for community colleges to offer four-year degrees, but it’ll take time for colleges to decide what programs, if any, to provide.
Passing $12.8B budget means appeasing several Republicans
GOP leaders in the House and Senate introduced a $12.8 billion spending plan Monday afternoon with high hopes of passing it by Wednesday — but finding the votes to pass it will prove difficult.
ASU/UofA rivalry enlivens downtown Phoenix, boosts development
Phoenix has become a winner in the school rivalry of more than a century as the city’s core has blossomed from the unusual circumstance in which two major universities have campuses in the same city.
UofA, state split $2.2M grant for opioid overdose training
University of Arizona and the state health department have been awarded a $2.2 million grant to train rural firefighters and police officers in how to recognize and treat opioid overdoses.
Study says 1 in 5 public school teacher positions unfilled
More than 1,300 teaching positions are still unfilled four weeks into the school year according to a new report.
Republican lawmakers aim to create separate state university governing boards
Saying the Board of Regents is “out of control” in its spending, two Republican representatives want to blow up the system and give each university its own governing board.
State universities slated to get $5M for little-known ‘freedom schools’
One of the few reprieves the universities are getting is a $5 million addition specifically earmarked for “economic freedom schools.” However, many lawmakers have no idea what an “economic freedom school” or center is.
Immigrant youths want in-state tuition
Immigrant youths who are protected from deportation under a federal program say they deserve to pay in-state tuition rates at Arizona universities.
Universities: Guns-on-campus measure would have multimillion-dollar impact
Universities are offering one more reason to oppose a measure to allow guns on campuses — it would cost millions of dollars to implement.