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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...

University monitoring DACA decision

University monitoring DACA decision

Noah Alatza, Staff writer

September 14, 2017

The university said they are aware of President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind portions of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Children Arrivals (DACA) program. The statement comes a week after other public universities released statements on the decision. Despite Indiana University Pres...

SGA proposes doubled, mandatory fee

SGA proposes doubled, mandatory fee

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 13, 2016

Taylor Dunlap doesn’t know what the Student Government Association does. However, both she and her fellow students are affected by a recent SGA resolution supporting an increase in student activity fees from $50 to $100 per student. Students can opt out of the $50 fee, but the resolution makes 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...

USI proposes tuition increases, program fees

Shannon Hall

June 4, 2013

Students who began their education at USI in the fall semester of 2010 have experienced an 11-percent tuition increase since they stepped foot on campus, and they're looking at another spike before their four-year tenure comes to an end. USI proposed a 4.4 percent tuition increase for the 2013-2014...

Think of the future: spoil your kids

Shannon Hall

May 1, 2013

While many students have to take out loans, I don’t. My parents pay for my tuition. I know - I’m a spoiled-rotten child. While at college, I’ve come to realize that I owe my parents a great deal: my car, my tuition, my life. Yes, I’m spoiled - and I acknowledge it. But they also made me rea...

Bill could give undocumented students out-of-state tuition

Jessie Hellmann

May 1, 2013

A bill that passed through the house and senate and is currently awaiting Governor Pence’s signature could make undocumented students enrolled before July 1, 2011 eligible for in-state tuition. Undocumented students currently have had to pay out-of-state tuition to attend any Indiana-public four-year ...

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