Robust state funding for the State System will help it advance its ability to innovate and transform. In doing so, it can better deliver on its public mission—one that is focused on students like us and our Commonwealth.
- The 2 percent increase in the annual appropriation is an essential means of keeping costs down for State System students.
- A $25 million investment, part of a $100 million request for one-time funding profiled over four-years (FY 2021-22 to 2024-25), is an essential and now urgent means of continuing the System's fundamental transformation, its redesign.
The following talking points are meant to guide your communication as you advocate for increased funding for the State System during the 2021 Advocacy Campaign.