UW President discusses state budget impact on the university

Feb 17, 2012

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In its budget request, the University of Wyoming asked for nearly 10 million dollars for salary increases for its employees. But the legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee rejected pay raises for all state employees, including those at UW. Average pay at UW is below market average, so University President Tom Buchanan tells Willow Belden that salary increases were the university’s highest budget priority.