How the U of M will benefit from this year’s state budget

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 02, 2022 7:00 AM CT | Published: February 02, 2022 4:00 AM CT
<strong>The University of Memphis will benefit from Gov. Bill Lee&rsquo;s funding recommendations, including receiving an allocation of $50 million to create an endowment fund to sustain the university&rsquo;s newly achieved Carnegie R1 status. The university will match that allocation.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The University of Memphis will benefit from Gov. Bill Lee’s funding recommendations, including receiving an allocation of $50 million to create an endowment fund to sustain the university’s newly achieved Carnegie R1 status. The university will match that allocation. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The governor announced a significant boost to education funding in his State of the State Address on Monday, Jan. 31, with nearly $2 billion going to higher education.

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Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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