Chancellor John Carey, President Santa Ono, and Cincinnati State President O'Dell Owens will be at UC discussing higher education funding on Wednesday, January 28th at 10 am in the Annie Laws room at Teachers College on the Uptown Campus. The event is being described as a precursor to Governor Kasich's proposed budget.
State government support for higher learning has been in steady decline. A recent report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office found U.S. state universities in 2012 were receiving more of their funding from student tuition (25 percent) than from their state’s government (23 percent).
In 2013, football programs for schools in the Power 5 conferences generated an average of $45.7 million in revenue while the average football programs in the Group of 5 took in just $9.4 million according to data collected from the Department of Education. What is really scary is that gap between the haves and the have-nots is about to get a lot bigger.
The most unpopular man in Birmingham, Ala., these days is Dr. Ray Watts, the president of the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Earlier this month, Watts announced that the school was going to eliminate its football team. You can just imagine what happened next.
Union advocates applauded two decisions by the National Labor Relations Board last week, one of which protects the right of employees using work email for union communications.