UA mulls options after budget leaves vet school hanging


Plans to create a veterinary school at the University of Arizona have hit a roadblock as state lawmakers approved just enough money to tease the idea but not enough to actually make it happen. Central to the debate is that Arizonans who want to become veterinarians have limited choices: a private program at Midwestern University or going out of state, with the Colorado State University being the closest program, particularly for large animals, where Burgess said the state has a critical need.