President Obama on Higher Education

Last night, President Obama delivered his State of the Union Address to the nation.  As anticipated, the President proposed several higher education initiatives as part of his domestic agenda, referred to throughout the Address as his “middle-class economics” plan. Here are some of the President’s proposals that relate to higher education: Free community college The … Continued

Federal Issues

UT President Presents Top 5 Funding Requests to Governor

UT President Joe DiPietro attended Governor Haslam’s budget hearing on Friday to advocate for the University’s top funding requests. The Governor’s budget hearings are an important first step in the State’s budget process, as the Governor weighs testimony from these hearings to develop a spending plan typically presented to the legislature in late January or … Continued

Higher Education Funding