Relief money to boost higher ed
December 2, 2021
CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon will allocate $27 million in federal relief money toward building up Wyoming’s higher education opportunities, his office announced Tuesday. The money draws on funds awarded to Wyoming through the American Rescue Plan (ARP), a COVID-19 stimulus package.
Some of that $27 million will be used to sponsor the first year of the Wyoming Innovation Partnership (WIP), the office said in a statement. The initiative, unveiled in January, is a collaboration between the University of Wyoming and the state’s community colleges.
Previously called the Wyoming Innovation...