Regents Hold February Board Meeting, Approve UA Technology and Research Initiative Fund (TRIF) Three-Year Budget
ABOR held their February board meeting last week, focuses were on ASU's State of the Enterprise update, approval of NAU's new Executive Vice President and University Provost, and UA's three-year TRIF budget.
UA Professors Provide Budget Update to Senate Committee
The Senate Appropriations Committee invited the University of Arizona and Raytheon to the State Capitol to provide an update on the state’s investment in UA’s hypersonic wind tunnel lab. Last year the state provided $3.5 million to upgrade the wind tunnels as part of the New Economy Initiative (NEI).
UA Engages on Several Bills Impacting University Operations
As of February 4, 2022, the Arizona Legislature introduced 1,533 bills, more are expected to be introduced by the February 10 deadline. University of Arizona State Relations has already begun lobbying many of the bills that impact university operations.