Colorado universities and colleges could face more cuts if state doesn’t restore funding, leaders say

Outlet: Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat: Fearful of extensive layoffs and potentially deep cuts to student services, leaders of Colorado’s public colleges and universities are pressing lawmakers to restore $493 million the state chopped off their budgets last year… In Colorado, regional and community colleges receive a larger share of their operating budgets from the state and tuition than do flagship schools. The University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado State University both get significant federal funding for research.