Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges http://wesa.fm en Weary of Level Funding, Community Colleges Ask for More http://wesa.fm/post/weary-level-funding-community-colleges-ask-more <p>Community colleges across the state are asking lawmakers for a budget bump.<br><br>Students, teachers and trustees packed the state Capitol rotunda Tuesday to ask for a break from the state’s years-long streak of mostly flat-funding its 14 community colleges.<br><br>“The dwindling support over the past years from both local sponsors and the state is having a toll on our institutions and risking the student experience,” said Alex Johnson, president of the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:23:06 +0000 Mary Wilson 7597 at http://wesa.fm