The majority leaders and other lawmakers met with the Regents at their recent meeting at Dakota State University in Madison.
Board of Regents President Tim Rave says the two-year tuition freeze has been huge
Regent Jeff Partridge says the tuition freeze is a game-changer. Partridge says there is a demographic cliff ahead as the number of college-age students will fall drastically.
Partridge says they’re working to continue to find efficiencies and cost-savings as mandated by Senate Bill 55 — passed by the legislature in 2021 — included about 35 suggestions.
The regents are just beginning to work on their next budget.
Story Credit – Perry Miller of Brookings Radio