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"An Update from the Chancellor" was first aired on Sunday July 10th 2016. Our Guest was Glenn Johnson, Chancellor, Oklahoma State System of Higher Education. Show No. 790

Our topics included:
  1. What’s new at the Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education
  2. The impact of the 15.92% cut to the FY2017 Budget for the State System of Higher Education
  3. Unfilled and eliminated faculty and staff positions and employee furloughs.
  4. Decreased and eliminated campus student services across the system.
  5. Reduced funding for key system programs - including concurrent enrollment in summer academies.
  6. Misconceptions about higher education’s ability to withstand these historic budget cuts.
  7. Indicators of the State’s system of higher education‘s value productivity and performance.
  8. Comparative data from the Southern Regional Education Board.
  9. National affordability rankings.
  10. Complete College America degree completion metrics.
  11. STEM degrees and certificates.
  12. Comparative data from the project on student debt.
  13. What viewers should be on the lookout for in the upcoming future in higher education.

Glenn Johnson, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers