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Officials mull options as tuition, fees increase

Officials mull options as tuition, fees increase

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2019

The Board of Trustees approved tuition increases for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years at a special meeting of the Board of Trustees June 4 in the Griffin Center. Following a public forum on the increases in which there was no public comment, the Trustees agreed to raise tuition for full-t...

Trustees approve tuition increase

Trustees approve tuition increase

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

June 4, 2019

The Board of Trustees approved tuition increases for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years at a special meeting of the Board of Trustees June 4 in the Griffin Center. Following a public forum on the increases in which there was no public comment, the Trustees agreed to raise tuition for full-t...

University seeks tuition increase for next two years

University seeks tuition increase for next two years

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2019

The university will host a public forum on tuition and fee increases for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2019 academic years at 3 p.m. June 4 in the Griffin Center. The forum will be followed by a Board of Trustees meeting. The university is proposing the tuition for full-time, in-state, undergraduate stud...

Fee increase to fund programs, activities for ‘several years’

Fee increase to fund programs, activities for ‘several years’

RIley Guerzini, News Editor

October 30, 2017

Infographic by Abigail Stanley   Aleisha Jones said she is quite aware of what she is paying in tuition and fees every semester and she doesn’t want to pay an extra $50 for the student activity fee. “I am paying for everything out of pocket,” she said. Jones said she h...

Trustees approve housing, meal plan rate increase

Trustees approve housing, meal plan rate increase

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 7, 2017

The university Board of Trustees approved an increase to the cost of housing and meal plans at its meeting Thursday morning. Per semester apartment rates will increase $69 for two bedroom apartments with two people living in a bedroom and a $122 increase for two bedroom apartments with one person...

‘Apples to oranges’

‘Apples to oranges’

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

September 21, 2016

When compared to the fourth week data from 2015, overall university enrollment has grown by 28 students. The enrollment data released this year does not directly correspond with data released last year because it was released at different times. “We are reporting at a different date now, so if yo...

New fee hard to see

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

September 1, 2016

Junior John Mathews didn’t know the student activity fee doubled this fall, and he said he’d have liked to be notified. Over the summer, the Board of Trustees approved the doubling of the student activity fee after a spring proposal pushed by Student Government Association. The increase is vis...

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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