Fred Holden

HOLDEN: OUT OF CONTROL

Public sector attrition a “simple solution” to Colorado’s continuing budget woes

GUEST COLUMNIST

The University of Colorado increased tuition 9 percent earlier this year. University officials seem to say their numerous revenue sources — student tuition, state funding, foundations, corporate and federal grants, alumni contributions and more — are not enough. Colorado higher education is an easy target for budget cutting, but increased tuition will result in fewer students able to afford college.

It’s a small part of a larger problem.