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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Feb. 1, 2012

Northwest President John Jasinski gives testimony to state appropriations committee

Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski testifies in front of the House Appropriations Committee on Education.

Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski testifies in front of the House Appropriations Committee on Education.

Northwest Missouri State University President Dr. John Jasinski joined presidents of Missouri colleges and universities today to testify in front of the House Appropriations Committee on Education, addressing a variety of issues facing Northwest and higher education in Missouri.

Jasinski discussed budget impacts, reserve funds, capital and deferred maintenance needs, and academic program growth as well as the percentage state appropriations have played historically in Northwest’s total institutional funding.

During his testimony, Jasinski also played an audio clip of Kacie Wright, a Northwest junior from Tuscumbia who is majoring in agribusiness, talking about her experiences at Northwest.

A transcript of Jasinski’s testimony is available by clicking here.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
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