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Kansas universities propose tuition increases

University of Kansas

BY MARÁ ROSE WILLIAMS All six universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents want to increase tuition next fall. The proposals range from a 5 percent increase for undergraduate Kansans at Kansas State and Wichita State universities to 2.7 percent for in-state undergraduates at Fort Hays University. Based on the proposal presented to regents on Wednesday, tuition would rise ... Read More »

Kansas universities unite in effort to restore funding

Washburn University

Kansas universities are uniting in an appeal to restore higher education spending after two years of multimillion-dollar state budget cuts. Political debate about the future of taxpayers financing the 32-school Kansas Board of Regents system returns to the forefront when the 2014 Legislature is scheduled to start this week in Topeka. Officials at Washburn University, Kansas State University and the ... Read More »

Status and fate of social media policy unclear at Kansas universities

University of Kansas

After the Kansas Board of Regents announced that they would review a recently approved social media policy, the policy’s fate and status remain uncertain. But as it’s currently written, the policy could have different effects on different groups of workers at universities depending on their roles and whether they have tenure. In December the regents unanimously passed the policy, which ... Read More »

Kansas universities brace for state cuts to program funding

University of Kansas

The relentless push to shrink government and cut taxes could trigger tuition hikes and mean less state money for a program that provides aviation companies with work-ready employees. Competing versions of budget cuts from the House and Senate both include reductions in state aid for universities, a move that could add to ever-increasing tuition rates. Meanwhile, the National Center for Aviation ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes