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Friday February 3rd

Tuition


Students plan a sit-in to protest tuition hikes

Armed with drums and signs, a group of students and other UNC community members will march through campus at 4 p.m. today to protest budget cuts and tuition increases. The protest corresponds with the National Day of Action to Defend Education, a series of rallies and other protest activities occurring across the country today.

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Tuition increases still up in the air

The UNC-system Board of Governors unanimously approved a set of tuition increases Friday, but students shouldn’t start writing their checks just yet.The board and UNC-system President Erskine Bowles have asked legislators to swap their tuition plan, finalized Friday, with the plan approved by the legislature in August.

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UNC-system tuition increases still up in the air

Governors unanimously approved a set of tuition increases Friday, but students shouldn’t start writing their checks just yet. The board and UNC-system President Erskine Bowles have asked legislators to swap their tuition plan, finalized Friday, with the plan approved by the legislature in August.

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Jasmin Jones meeting with N.C. legislators

Some state legislators say chances are slim that the UNC system will see any of the revenue generated by the state-mandated tuition increase.Student Body President Jasmin Jones began a meeting with N.C. General Assembly representatives last week to discuss UNC System President Erskine Bowles’ plan to return tuition revenues to system schools.

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Schools to push for lesser tuition increase

UNC system leaders announced Thursday that they will push for tuition increases lower than the amount mandated by the state legislature. They will also continue to lobby for revenue generated by the increases to be returned to the campuses. UNC-system President Erskine Bowles says getting the money back is crucial to meet an increased need for financial aid.

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Tuition at UNC low compared to peers

Tuition leaves UNC’s hands

On the same day the University of California system voted to increase undergraduate tuition by an unprecedented 32 percent, UNC administrators voted for a tuition proposal that demonstrated their resistance to high tuition.

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Trustees pass 5.2 percent tuition hike

UNC's Board of Trustees voted unanimously this morning in favor of a 5.2 percent tuition increase for all undergraduate students, bringing to a close campus discussions of the proposed hike. The proposal will now go to UNC-system President Erskine Bowles for approval.

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Students now more vocal about tuition

Correction (Dec. 29 9:03 p.m.): Due to a reporting error, an earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that there were two students on the UNC-CH Tuition Task Force, the Student Body President and the Student Body Vice-President. There are actually three students, as the GPSF President, Keith Lee is also on the task force.

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Committee votes to recommend tuition increases

The tuition and fees advisory task force voted today on two proposals to recommend to the chancellor that would increase tuition for all students at equal percentages, regardless of residency status.The proposal favored by the committee would seek to raise resident tuition more than the state-mandated $200, an option not previously discussed.

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$1,000+ tuition increase on table

Administrators are looking to increase tuition for out-of-state undergraduate students next year by $1,126.68.That number, which interim Provost Bruce Carney referred to as a “working figure,” represents an almost 5.2 percent increase in out-of-state tuition, which would be used primarily to support faculty salaries and to give more financial aid.

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