Regents Request Additional $47 Mil For KS Universities

Sep 21, 2012

The Kansas Board of Regents has finalized a plan outlining how much money it will request from lawmakers for the coming fiscal year.

The spending plan includes $47 million in additional funding for the state’s universities.The board says it tried to keep its request as modest as possible.

The funding request includes a 1 percent pay raise for all university employees and additional money targeted at specific programs and goals.

Regents to Vote on Budget Requests

Sep 20, 2012

The Kansas Board of Regents will vote Thursday on a budget request that includes about $45 million in additional funding for improvements and raises for employees.

The increases are targeted at a variety of areas. Nearly $3 million would go to improve the University of Kansas Medical Center and $5 million to strengthen the College of Architecture at Kansas State University.

The proposal also includes more than $7 million for employee pay raises. That would be a 1 percent raise for all employees of the state universities.