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Replenished funding for higher ed could help recovery

Replenished funding for higher ed could help recovery

Higher education in Colorado felt the pain as much as any state-supported function during the budget cuts of recession years. But now the Legislature is working to restore much of that funding. In the 2014 General Assembly that convened last week in Denver, bills and budget increases that some legislators call historic have potential to… Continue Reading Replenished funding for higher ed could help recovery

State legislation could expand community college degree offerings

Colorado’s Legislature is not only filled with measures aimed at increasing the flow of funding to all of the state’s higher education institutions, but also to those that prepare to expand the offerings of a select few. Introduced by Colorado Sen. Nancy Todd, D-Aurora, Senate Bill 14-004 concerns “the role and mission of community colleges”… Continue Reading State legislation could expand community college degree offerings

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Lawmakers get higher ed update from Lt. Gov.

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Colorado’s lieutenant governor and likely higher education commissioner is due before state lawmakers Wednesday for an update on the system. Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia was scheduled for a morning briefing before the House and Senate education committees. Garcia was president of Colorado State-Pueblo before becoming lieutenant governor. Garcia was also tapped by the governor to… Continue Reading Lawmakers get higher ed update from Lt. Gov.

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Democrat John Hickenlooper has picked the president of CSU-Pueblo to be his running mate. Hickenlooper is expected to make the announcement at an 11:15 a.m. news conference. Garica has been president of Colorado State University at Pueblo since 2006. Prior to that he was president of Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs. Garcia served… Continue Reading Hickenlooper picks former PPCC president as running mate

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