University of New Hampshire President Mark Huddleston used his annual state of the university speech largely as a pitch for additional state funding.
In his address, Huddleston reiterated his pledge to again freeze tuition if the state boosts its funding, saying “in fact all it will take is for our lawmakers to return funding to 2009 levels. How heavy of a lift can that be?”
That would be an increase of almost $40 million dollars over two years. In her budget, Governor Maggie Hassan proposed a more modest, $13 million dollar increase.