UM System cuts finalized

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon approved a final version of the state’s higher education budget Wednesday.

Under the budget, funding to the University of Missouri System will be cut by $3.8 million, although this will be offset by a statewide increase in performance-based funds.

The $3.8 million cut marks a compromise between the House and Senate, who pushed for larger and smaller cuts, respectively.

Read the Missourian’s coverage of the 2017 higher education appropriation here.

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Author: Zachary Reger

A graduate of the University of Missouri with degrees in journalism, philosophy and film studies, Zach's primary interests lie in political reporting, media production and social philosophy.

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