Posts Tagged ‘Higher Learning’

Fitch suspends state’s prepaid college tuition program

by Associated Press Published: September 19,2012

Tags: college, finance, financial, Higher Learning, prepaid, state agency, state government, suspend, suspension, tuition, university

JACKSON — State Treasurer Lynn Fitch has told lawmakers that she suspended the state’s prepaid college tuition program because it is struggling financially and an audit will show whether it needs to be overhauled or scrapped, as many other states with similar programs have done. Fitch appeared yesterday before the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. Until […] [...]

IHL trims budget priorities, approves 2010 budget

by MBJ Newswires Published: August 31,2009

Tags: Hank Bounds, Higher Learning, University of Southern Mississippi

JACKSON — The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) has approved the FY 2010 system operating budget and revised its original FY 2011 budget priorities. In his first regular meeting as commissioner of higher education, Dr. Hank Bounds presented the revised budget recommendation, which the board approved in light of […] [...]

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