Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Amarillo College navigates budget woes tied to lower enrollment, funding cuts - ENRIQUE RANGEL, Amarillo Globe News

These are challenging financial times for the 50 community colleges in Texas and the estimated 700,000 students who rely on them for a quality education. But if you think rhetoric coming from Texas lawmakers, adequate funding for community colleges could be a priority next session, which would be welcome news. Here’s a look at the current financial situation: At Amarillo College, for example, declining enrollment and a multimillion-dollar budget shortfall recently forced the school to eliminate 92 positions. http://amarillo.com/news/latest-news/2016-04-03/ac-navigates-budget-woes-tied-lower-enrollment-funding-cuts

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