The new online programs will be funded through an application process, with the maximum amount awarded set at $250,000 per program. The first awards will be made February 2013. The money will go toward purchasing hardware or software necessary to provide for those courses.
“The intent of this investment is to expand the number of degrees that are available to all of our students,” Spain said in a statement. “We will only do this if we are sure we can maintain our academic outcomes.”
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