PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked lawmakers Monday to approve a plan to give more money to schools where students show marked improvement.
FLAGSTAFF - The University of Arizona is asking the state for
about 19 percent more money next year.
Stakeholder groups at the University of Arizona say they don't
have enough representation in the group that will choose the next
The committee to choose the next University of Arizona president
will include nearly all of the regents, five university leaders and
five community leaders.
TEMPE - Arizona's universities are progressing with efforts to
tie state funding to performance, end disparities in funding
between universities, and make it easier for community college
students to transfer.
TEMPE - Education leaders from across the state met at Arizona
State University Wednesday to talk about ways to increase how many
of the state's young people are ready for college.
After three years as University of Arizona provost, Meredith Hay
is stepping down to take a new job at the Arizona Board of
A closer look at goals related to the number of degrees awarded,
assigned to the University of Arizona by the Board of Regents. In
Round 2, we'll cover goals related to transfer students.
Longtime agriculture Dean Eugene Sander was named interim
president of the University of Arizona Saturday.
has been at the UA for 24 years and had planned to retire.
FLAGSTAFF - The Arizona Board of Regents gave its first approval
to the Arizona Cancer Center project in downtown Phoenix during a
FLAGSTAFF - Regent Fred DuVal proposed a radical idea for
funding Arizona's universities - predictability.
The Arizona Board of Regents will hold a special meeting
Saturday morning to name an interim president of the University of
FLAGSTAFF - The Arizona Board of Regents wants to work with
state lawmakers on a new funding formula for the state's three
"While we may wish it were otherwise, we respect that decision
and have no doubt that Robert Shelton's legacy will only grow."
Outgoing University of Arizona President Robert Shelton said
Tuesday that he was hopeful about the school's financial
Step 1: Accept Shelton's resignation and work out his severance
package. Step 2: Figure out who the interim president will be.
Robert Shelton announced Monday that he is resigning after five
years as president of the University of Arizona.
This week's curated links about higher education news in the
Kevin Burns is officially out as CEO of UA Healthcare Inc. and
an interim CEO may soon be named.