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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

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 ...

Bennett: Funding formulas ‘not working’

Bennett: Funding formulas ‘not working’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 20, 2017

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...

Financial aid office partners with advisers

Gabi Wy, News Editor

February 4, 2016

Alyssa Smith Junior nutrition major Kristin Pender depends completely on financial aid to pay for college. Student Financial Assistance  is planning to partner with academic advisers to help students like Pender make appropriate course selections. The partnership involves notifying students when t...

Tuition hike for funding grinds gears

Vanessa Roach

August 19, 2015

The Board of Trustees approved a six percent tuition increase July 9. Tuition for in-state undergraduate students at the university will increase three percent in the 2015-2016 school year, and another three percent in the 2016-2017 school year. The reason for the tuition increase is to provide salar...

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