Haslam To Focus On Higher Ed

Based on recent reports, higher education will be a primary focus for Governor Haslam in future months.  Specific details are yet to surface on what exactly the Governor will choose to include in his next legislative package.  However, Haslam is quoted by the Memphis Commercial Appeal, saying that he is “probably going to focus on higher education more than anything else from now until the end of the year.”  Topics that could make their way into the Governor’s agenda include higher education accessibility, quality, and workforce preparation.  Included in the Commercial Appeal’s story are details surrounding the Governor’s stance on greater autonomy for the University of Memphis’ Board of Visitors.  For more information and to read the full story, click here.