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USD President Says State Funding Falling Short

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USD President Says State Funding Falling Short

University of South Dakota President Jim Abbott had some sharp words for legislators and the Governor in his “State of the U” speech last week in Vermillion. He said the continued underfunding of higher education is adding up………

Abbott says there is an “aversion” to higher taxes in the state…

Abbott says the Governor and legislators have to decide how education figures in the future of the state…

 

 

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