Higher Education Budget Cuts Threaten University Programs
West Virginia Public Broadcasting - In Governor Earl Ray Tomblin's State of the State address last week, he proposed budget cuts all across the board, and Higher Education is looking at another big reduction this year. Read/Listen
For years, Higher Education in West Virginia has endured budget reductions from the state legislature. Some representatives from the state's public universities have voiced concern that lawmakers aren't taking the cuts and their impacts on the system seriously, and with a proposed 14 million dollar cut by Governor Tomblin again this year, they're not feeling much better.