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Tuition to spike over next two years

Tuition to spike over next two years

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
June 8, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The university Board of Trustees moved to increase tuition to $7,460 for the 2017-18 school year and $7,829 in 2018-19. Tuition for 2016-17 currently sits at $7,105. The increase also includes a $2.50 hike per credit hour per semester in the technology fee. University President Linda Bennett said the ...

Archie’s Army aims to break from SGA

Archie’s Army aims to break from SGA

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under News

In just two years, Archie’s Army has outgrown its SGA roots. Archie’s Army, which is the “student cheer block” at university sporting events according to SGA’s website, was brought up as an initiative to the General Assembly last year to recreate the former student section, Red Zone, curr...

Bennett: Funding formulas ‘not working’

Bennett: Funding formulas ‘not working’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under News

If the Indiana House of Representatives has its way, the university will lose over $14,000 in funding for next year. “We don’t know if we are going to stay here, but we don't know how much it is going to change,” said university President Linda Bennett at the annual budget presentation. “We don...

Board of Trustees approves new degree

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under News

The Board of Trustees approved the Doctor of Education degree and reviewed the budget for the next biennium at its meeting March 2. The new degree for the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education is scheduled to be implemented during the  fall of 2017. The degree requires a minimum of 60 credit hours for...

SGA focuses on membership, budget

SGA focuses on membership, budget

Riley Guerzini, New's Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under News

With rising membership over the course of the semester, SGA released its  remaining budget for the year, keeping in mind the cost of its new members. SGA President Ashley Wright said she is pleased with the participation for the 2016-17 SGA. “There has never been more than (about) 30 people,...

SGA members negotiate 16-17 budget

Gabi Wy, News Editor
April 13, 2016
Filed under News

Alex Hoffmann wasn’t happy with Aaron McCullough’s Student Government Association budget proposal. McCullough, SGA’s Chief Financial Officer, presented a tentative budget for the organization to follow in 2016-17 at the organization’s meeting April 7. He said because the student population...

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