“There’s a disconnect in the amount of money and the results we’re getting,” Williams said.
The committee did not vote on the legislation.
Sen. Fran Millar, R-Dunwoody, the committee’s chairman, told Williams he had some “valid points” but asked for patience as the University System of Georgia continues its study to explore ways its schools could perform more efficiently.
Millar noted state funding cuts to the University System after the Great Recession. He also noted the system has made changes to better manage costs for students, such as requiring student housing and meal fee increases to be approved by the state's Board of Regents.
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