Over a 14-month span, the S.C. Commission on Higher Education rubber-stamped some $534 million in college building projects without adequate vetting, its leaders told state lawmakers this week. And without more state dollars to hire a dozen analysts who can help the agency’s board evaluate projects and programs, they say, the commission will continue to provide sub-par oversight of South Carolina’s 33 public colleges and technical schools.
Over a 14-month span, the S.C. Commission on Higher Education rubber-stamped some $534 million in college building projects without adequate vetting, its leaders told state lawmakers this week. And without more state dollars to hire a dozen analysts who can help the agency’s board evaluate projects and programs, they say, the commission will continue to provide sub-par oversight of South Carolina’s 33 public colleges and technical schools.

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January 12, 2017 5:53 PM

SC agency says it failed to vet $534 million in college projects

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