The Return of the Sequester
Inside Higher Ed - 02/01/2013
Wary of the cuts on the horizon, agencies appear to already be slowing funding. On campus, researchers are seeing a slowdown in federal grant-making and disbursement, said Tim Leshan, vice president for government relations at Northeastern University and president of the Science Coalition, an association of research universities advocating for federal scientific research. The Institute for Education Sciences, which oversees education research, has told applicants that, due to the budget uncertainty, it cannot make decisions on grant proposals submitted in June.