All CU-initiated bills are on their way to Gov. John Hickenlooper for his signature.
Budget and finance officials painted a sobering picture of the funding challenges facing the University of Colorado and higher education in the state during a lunch-and-learn program at the Anschutz Medical Campus. About 60 people attended the April 10 program, presented by CU Advocates, in the Trivisible Room. Featured speakers were Jeff Parker, vice chancellor [...]
Colorado’s general fund revenue is projected to be $227.9 million higher this fiscal year than an earlier forecast, which may or may not mean a one-time boost to the University of Colorado and other institutions of higher education.
University of Colorado leadership last week recommended salary increase pools of 3.1 percent to 3.6 percent for the coming fiscal year as part of the proposed budget.
Brian Burnett, vice chancellor, Administration and Finance at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, likes to quiz audiences unfamiliar with the CU budget about the level of state support they believe the university receives. The answers – often in the 30 to 50 percent range – usually draw a wishful smile before the explanation begins. [...]
The governor recommended a $30 million increase in state funding to the higher education operating budget for Fiscal Year 2013-14. CU’s share would likely be about $9 million.
The operating budget for the university’s 2012-13 fiscal year allows for conditional raises for some.
The $60.3 million cut to higher education in Gov. John Hickenlooper’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year would mean an $11.9 million hit to the University of Colorado, the Board of Regents was told Thursday, Nov. 10, during its meeting at CU-Boulder.
The University of Colorado Board of Regents voted to approve a $2.82 billion operating budget for the CU system’s 2011-12 fiscal year.