/ Modified feb 13, 2015 7:21 p.m.

AZ WEEK: Arizona Universities Brace for Cuts

How will higher-education institutions and students absorb $77M in state aid reductions?

Arizona Week, hosted by Lorraine Rivera, looks at how the Board of Regents and the state's three public universities plan to deal with an anticipated cut of $77.5 million - or more - in their state funding. Interviews with:

  • Board of Regents President Eileen Klein.

  • Regent Vice Chair Jay Heiler.

  • University of Arizona Provost Andrew Comrie.

Plus, these reports:

  • United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona works to reduce the number of high school dropouts. United Way's Amanda Kucich explains.

  • UA students discuss the hardship that could come if the school increases tuition to cover some of the state's anticipated budget cuts, produced by Sandra Westdahl.

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