TUITION


2/22/2012 1:05am

Working out the real cost of tuition

During tuition discussions at the UNC-system Board of Governors meeting this month, a student spoke of the jobs she holds to pay tuition, and a board member responded that he too had worked his way through UNC. I was impressed, but I desperately wished I could point out that his comparison to today’s students no longer holds


2/10/2012 1:37pm

UNC Tuition and fees increase through the eyes of Twitter

Despite student protests, the Board of Governors passed UNC-system President Thomas Ross’ tuition and fee increase proposal of increasing tuition and fees by a systemwide average of 8.8 percent. See what students and executives tweeted about this morning’s meeting.


2/10/2012 11:39am

Students storm in after the conclusion of the BOG meeting.

Board of Governors approves Ross' tuition plan

As students and Chapel Hill occupiers chanted and beat on drums in protest outside the meeting room, The UNC-system Board of Governors passed President Thomas Ross’ proposal of increasing tuition and fees by an systemwide average of 8.8 percent.


2/9/2012 12:28pm

Board of Governors' committee approves Ross' proposal

The UNC-system Board of Governors’ budget and finance committee approved today system President Thomas Ross’ tuition and fee increase proposals, which average 8.8 percent. The committee’s 5-1 vote followed voiced skepticism from many board members about tuition and fee increases spanning the next two years.