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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22, 2014

25% of BSU students are now from out of state 

Responding to a question from Sen. Steve Vick, R-Dalton Gardens, BSU President Bob Kustra said 25 percent of Boise State’s students are now from out of state. “Boise State University has become a very popular place” for students from Seattle, Portland, the Bay Area, Southern…

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Arthur Vailas, president of Idaho State University, makes his budget pitch to state lawmakers on Wednesday. (Betsy Russell)

Vailas: 'We have to raise the bar' 

Idaho State University President Arthur Vailas told legislative budget writers today, “Basically the theme of my presentation is the success of the university, especially ours, is very much impacted by partnerships. … Our partnerships are extensive.” He highlighted partnerships with everyone from the National Science…

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Lewis-Clark State College President Tony Fernandez addresses legislative budget writers on Wednesday morning. (Betsy Russell)

LCSC president highlights 'very, very critical needs'

As education budget hearings continue this week, Lewis-Clark State College is first up this morning, with Idaho State University and Boise State University to follow. LCSC President Tony Fernandez told the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee that enrollment at the Lewiston college dipped about 4 percent this…

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