MU [University of Missouri] leaders: Distance learning revenue can help offset state cuts

April 30, 2012

The Spring General Faculty Council meeting of about 40 faculty and staff April 18 in the Student Center discussed budget-saving measures, plans to increase enrollment and a new diversity initiative.

Budget Director Tim Rooney said that in the future the MU operating budget will rely more on funds from student tuition, which has been increasing, and distance learning than from state funding. This comes as state appropriations to Missouri higher education have declined in recent years.

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