The UA has historically received thousands of more dollars from the state general fund per full-time equivalent (FTE) than the other Arizona universities, a disparity that could be another reason for an ongoing debate to switch to a performance-based funding model for higher education. Performance-based funding is part of a national trend that would link state funding with gains in certain performance areas. These areas, called “metrics,” include things such as enrollment, graduation rates and research spending.
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The UA has historically received thousands of more dollars from the state general fund per full-time equivalent (FTE) than the other Arizona universities, a disparity that could be another reason for an ongoing debate to switch to a performance-based funding model for higher education.
The state Legislature is requiring the Arizona Board of Regents to submit a new funding formula this year for the three universities that would link state funding with gains in certain performance areas.
Arizona's three public universities had some of the nation's largest percentage increases in tuition from 2007 to 2010, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education.
Those considering posting photos from a wild Vegas vacation may want to reconsider, now that an employment screening company will be archiving all Facebook information left public for its use.
Biosphere 2 in Oracle will become official UA property on July 1, allowing a greater focus on long-term research and better positioning the center to receive federal and state investments.
As anyone who has ever been roped into carrying groceries for his mom will say, sometimes guilt can be a factor in deciding to cooperate. According to a new UA study, this might just be the case.
Graduation will celebrate academic and extra-curricular achievements as well as personal heritage, thanks to the UA cultural centers' special convocation ceremonies.
More than 50 design projects were displayed to showcase the talents of engineering seniors at the 2011 Engineering Design Day on Tuesday.
Students, university administrators and family members came to honor the new ASUA executive board and senators during their inauguration ceremony on Monday.
UA President Robert Shelton addressed effects of the rebate students will receive next year and the lack of faculty and student involvement in the search for a vice president of medical affairs at the Faculty Senate meeting on Monday.
About 400 students and community members marched, chanted and shared their stories on campus on Monday during Take Back the Night, an event to speak out against sexual violence.
Take Back the Night, a national march and rally to end sexual assault, will take place today from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., starting at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center and ending at the Women's Plaza of Honor.
The Interfraternity Council passed a resolution that would allow Councils of the Greek community to manage Greek Life's Standards of Excellence.
Roeland Hancock was elected president of the Graduate and Professional Student Council for the next school year. Hancock is getting his graduate degree in psychology and is the husband of the current President Emily Connally.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill on April 18 that would have allowed guns to be carried in public rights of way at public universities and community college campuses.
UA parents or prospective parents who are unsure about available resources or benefits can have their questions answered tomorrow.
The Graduate and Professional Student Council inaugurated 18 new members to the 2011-2012 council, including Roeland Hancock as president, who is the husband of current president Emily Connally.
The Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity is having its first annual Walk for Breast Cancer on Sunday, April 24, to support the Sharsheret foundation, an organization for Jewish women fighting breast cancer.
Physiology students rallied outside of the Administration building Wednesday to address Nick Delamere's tenure nonrenewal as physiology department head.