Okanagan passes first $100 M budget

April 1, 2016

Okanagan College’s board of governors has passed the institution’s first $100 M budget. An Okanagan release states that the unprecedented expenditures will create more capacity for both international and domestic students, and focus on providing more financial aid support at each of its four campuses. The budget will shore up this commitment by allocating funds for an additional 3.7 full-time employees in the financial aid and finance departments. “There is an important message in this budget,” says Okanagan College President Jim Hamilton, “through collaboration between departments, through dedication, through looking at opportunities Okanagan College has found ways to continue to grow access and support our goal of diversifying the institution.” Okanagan