But the money will leave some work unfunded — and leave the colleges and universities scurrying to cover their remaining costs.
When North Idaho College made a written case to regional accreditors, it carried an appropriate air of desperation. It’s not an exaggeration to say the 90-year-old college faces an existential, self-inflicted threat.
The budget could still defund 56 diversity, equity and inclusion positions. And it might not be enough to head off a tuition increase.
The political science professor’s longterm status at Boise State University is unclear. His place in the higher education “woke wars” appears certain.
“(NIC’s board of trustees) fails to sufficiently appreciate the jeopardy it is placing the institution in with respect to the welfare and viability of the institution,” the head of a regional accreditation board wrote Thursday.
University of Idaho senior Monica Carrillo-Casas wants to be an American journalist but her work status is in limbo, though she has lived in Idaho 22 of her 23 years. Here is her story, in her words.