By Bill Davis | South Carolina State University’s ongoing debacle of climbing debt, dropping enrollment and lamentable graduation rates may spur state lawmakers to draft legislation that divines whether any state-backed university is still a boon for the Palmetto State. Or whether it has become a boondoggle.
It’s just that, it doesn’t seem like the legislature is any hurry to do so. And that doesn’t sit well with one major player at the Statehouse leader — State. Rep. Brian White, the Anderson Republican who chairs the House Ways and Means Committee.