It's still a struggle for state universities to get the money to run all their programs.
Getting money for construction is another matter.
Southern Oregon University just embarked on another round of renovation, thanks to the Oregon Legislature.
The 2011 legislature allocated money for a major re-working of the Science Building on the SOU campus, to make it more attractive and structurally sound.
We visit with VP-Finance Craig Morris to talk about this and other building projects.