Interview with Richard Baker, Oct. 25, 2016

A New President and the Possibility of More Cuts

The Center on budget and Policy Priorities says the state of Kansas cut higher education spending per pupil by over 24 percent from fiscal years 2008 through 2013. At the same time the average tuition at Board of Regents institutions was raised just over 15 percent. In looking ahead to the 2017 legislative session, the interim president of Kansas State University hopes the upcoming elections will make some positive changes. The K-State Radio Network’s Richard Baker has more.

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