URI’s state funding slashed 32% since ’07

THE STATE APPROPRIATED around $80 million per year for URI from 2001-02 through 2006-07, but since then the amount has fallen 32 percent. /
THE STATE APPROPRIATED around $80 million per year for URI from 2001-02 through 2006-07, but since then the amount has fallen 32 percent. /
PROVIDENCE – The amount of money the state spends to support the University of Rhode Island has dropped 32 percent over the last three years, an analysis by Providence Business News has found. The annual appropriation for URI in the state budget fell to $56.8 million this fiscal year, down from $82.5 million in 2006-07,…

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