Also, Gov wants colleges to keep tuition flat, big Medicaid cuts and more. Quote of the week "Over the last 10 years, the tuition increases have ranged from a low of 3 percent to a high of 6.2 percent, so it's time to give our students a break. It is time to help make college more affordable." — Governor Hutchinson explaining to the Joint Budget Committee why he will ask all state four-year institutions to freeze in-state tuition next year and ask all two-year colleges to limit their increases to the consumer price index. Hutchinson pushed through a change in the higher education funding formula during the last legislative session that moves the state from a method based largely on student enrollment to one based...
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Big cuts at UAMS