The birth rate is dropping, in Idaho and across the country. That adds up to increased competition for a shrinking pool of potential college students.
Nick Swayne is executive director of a Virginia-based higher education collaborative, and a University of Idaho alum. The North Idaho College board hired him on a 3-2 vote.
“It’s a process that hasn’t been used in a long time, and hopefully won’t be used for a long time to come, but we are working to protect student and taxpayer interests as best we can,” one state charter school leader said.
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“We deserve action on issues that are important to today’s youth, such as climate change and the student mental health crisis,” says Shiva Rajbhandari, who is launching his candidacy Tuesday.
The pressures of inflation might jeopardize new higher ed program requests — but Gov. Brad Little’s budget chief says new programs are still in play.
The ruling does not require states to offer funding to religious schools if they don’t already fund private schools.
The 14.6% raise recognizes Cynthia Pemberton’s “solid performance,” State Board spokesman Mike Keckler said, and is designed to bring the Lewis-Clark State College president’s salary in line with the rest of the state’s higher education system.