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Cutbacks turning public universities private - Clay Center Dispatch On-Line: News

Cutbacks turning public universities private

Posted: Friday, October 5, 2012 5:05 pm

With government funds drying up and private funds increasing, Kansas’ public educational institutions are slowly becoming government-subsidized private institutions, Dr. Ken Odde, head of K-State’s animal science department told Clay Center Rotarians Thursday noon.

Odde said Kansas institutions are depending “more and more on tuition” as they grow and state funding cutbacks increase.

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