Higher Education Funding


Fri March 1, 2013

UL Lafayette professor seeks grassroots support for higher ed

Credit Matthew Mirabelli

A University of Louisiana at Lafayette professor emerita of English has started an online petition to urge state lawmakers to restore funding to the state’s public universities. Ann Dobie has gathered nearly 2,000 signatures through her petition on the site signon.org. She hopes the petition is a wake-up call to lawmakers that higher education budget cuts have far reaching consequences.

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