University of Idaho
“We are all part of the Vandal Family and if each of us takes a piece of this burden, we can save jobs and tackle the problem together,” President C. Scott Green said in a memo, announcing the $3.3 million proposal.
Idaho’s new wave of higher education leaders checked rivalry at the Statehouse doors this week — earning praise from legislators.
University of Idaho President C. Scott Green vowed to erase tens of millions of dollars in shortfalls by 2022. “We’re not going to let those issues define us,” Green told legislative budget-writers Monday.
The one-year freeze affects in-state, undergraduate students at Boise State University, the University of Idaho, Idaho State University and Lewis-Clark State College. To balance the books, the four institutions will have to whittle millions of dollars out of their budgets.