College Spends Most, Graduates Less

Posted: January 20, 2013 at 3:46 a.m.

Katesha Schemerhorn, left, student records specialist, writes down information for Corinne Lawyer Thursday at NorthWest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville. Lawyer was trying to get back into an online psychology course. In December, the state released a report comparing NWACC’s finances to other two-year colleges.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College spent more of its fund balance than all of the other 21 state-run community colleges combined in the last fiscal year, according to state Department of Higher Education figures.

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