Our View: State has better things to do than match campaign
August 26, 2020
It’s fair to say the University of Wyoming is facing some serious budget problems, like almost every other governmental entity in the state.
A recent article from the Casper Star-Tribune reported the university prepared to take a cut of at least $42 million due to the pandemic and the state’s own revenue woes.
Up until recently, the university has projected a 20% decrease in enrollment until the state announced it would provide education grants to residents that had become under employed or unemployed due to the pandemic. Now the college’s leaders only anticipate a drop of about 4.5%...