Higher-Ed Funding on Agenda at Board of Regents’ Flagstaff Meeting on Sept. 24

| September 23, 2015

By Ryan Heinsius • KNAU Arizona Public Radio

The president of Northern Arizona University will address the Arizona Board of Regents at its meeting in Flagstaff Thursday (Sept. 24). Rita Cheng will update the board on how NAU is faring after state funding to higher education was slashed by nearly $100 million. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

The cuts initially prompted layoffs and deep spending reductions to several programs and initiatives including new building construction and maintenance. Tuition was boosted by nearly 4 percent for incoming students to $10,358 for state residents and $23,348 for non-residents per academic year.

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