Category: Higher Education – Page 2

Feb. 15, 2019: Plan To Cut Back Higher Education Spending In Oklahoma Raises Questions About What’s Next For Local College (News 5)

A plan by the state of Oklahoma to cut back on higher education spending has Carl Albert State College in Poteau trying to figure out what to do next.

In November 2017, then Gov. Mary Fallin directed the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education to develop a plan that would possibly consolidate universities and colleges…

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Feb. 13, 2019: Oklahoma college students advocate for more higher education funding (Oklahoman)

Students from campuses across the state rallied for increased funding for their colleges and universities Tuesday during 2019 Higher Education Day at the Capitol.

A group from Northwestern Oklahoma State University was among those who spent the morning urging lawmakers to restore money for faculty and programs. Higher education’s state funding has been cut by $274 million in the past decade…

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Jan. 24, 2019: Priority: Restore higher education funding to ensure a well-educated workforce (

Maintaining a robust system of higher education is vital to Oklahoma’s economic prosperity. Insufficient funding hampers Oklahoma’s ability to increase college degree earners and cultivate the productive workforce that is needed to keep Oklahoma economically competitive.

Over the past decade, Oklahoma’s 25 colleges and universities have experienced some of the steepest cuts in the nation…

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