community colleges http://wyomingpublicradio.net en College Education In Wyoming Is Panned http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/college-education-wyoming-panned <p>Officials from the University of Wyoming dispute a recent report from the Institute For Competitive Workforce that pans college education in the state. The ICW is the nonprofit affiliation of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 23:47:46 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 26062 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net College Education In Wyoming Is Panned Community Colleges prepare for budget cuts http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/community-colleges-prepare-budget-cuts <p>An 8-percent budget cut would cost Wyoming's seven community colleges about $9.1 million.</p><p>Falling energy revenues has prompted Gov. Matt Mead to order<br />state agencies to prepare for 8-percent budget cuts for the fiscal<br />year that starts in July 2013.</p><p>James Rose, of the Wyoming Community College Commission, says<br />each community college board of trustees has the freedom to handle<br />any funding cuts as it see fit so he can't speak to whether any<br />faculty and staff positions would be threatened with layoffs.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 23:37:55 +0000 Associated Press 24812 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Community Colleges prepare for budget cuts