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Friday February 3rd

Tuition


ASG’s role in tuiton debate to be evaluated by UNC-CH student leaders

In the 1970s, the threat of in-state tuition increases from the N.C. General Assembly hit the UNC system — but with the efforts of a student group, the proposals were taken off the table. Robert Lucas, a former student body president of East Carolina University, formed a group that encompassed all 17 institutions in the system — the N.C. Association of Student Body Presidents.

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A critical moment for the University

In this column space yesterday, you read a column from Mark Laichena, who reminded you that even though the Board of Trustees voted to raise UNC’s in-state tuition by 40 percent during the next five years, the tuition debate isn’t over.

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Tuition dialogue should utilize student proposal

As part of the Strike the Hikes campaign, I attended two public meetings on tuition and fees. I expected the committee to pass Provost Bruce Carney’s proposed tuition hike, but one thing puzzled me about our ‘dialogue.’ Why do they keep asking students to provide proposals? This seems like a reasonable request, but it is only a distraction, a delay tactic.

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