Budget Drill Creates More Uncertainty at Kansas State University

Kansas State University, hit hard financially by the 2016 legislative session, is now looking at the possibility of another five percent cut. Because there’s no certainty a cut will occur, K-State interim president Richard Myers is looking at this as a budget drill – in other words, preparing for a worst-case scenario…

In addition to potentially losing more state funding, Myers says this latest request from the Governor creates more uncertainty for Kansas State University’s faculty and staff…

As part of the budget drill, the university is focusing on things it can control – such as increasing enrollment and reducing expenses…

Final enrollment numbers for all Kansas State University campuses will not be available for several weeks. The Fall semester begins Monday.