Higher Education Cuts Strain Kansans

Jun 17, 2013
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Leaders in higher education struggle operate within caps and budget cuts, families wrestle with increased tuition, legislators grapple with fiscal accountability, and Governor Brownback signs the cuts into budget.

Source: Kansas Via: Roy Wenzl

Kansas universities and colleges are beginning to come to grips with what they are calling "devastating" budget cuts imposed by the state Legislature. Leaders at the University of Kansas, Kansas State University and Wichita State University are warning that the cuts, along with what legislators called a "salary cap," will damage everything from farming programs to the ability to educate doctors to the ability to help Wichita's aerospace industries create new jobs.

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