UL Committee Passes Tuition Increase

The University of Louisville Board of Trustees’ finance committee approved a six percent tuition increase today. The measure will go to the full board in June and needs final approval from the State Council on Post-Secondary Education. Because state funding has been cut, Ramsey says U of L has few other options but to raise […]

WFPL News Special to Address Rising College Costs

Two weeks ago, the Council for Post-Secondary Education capped the amount that the Universities of Louisville and Kentucky can raise their tuition, limiting them to a 6% increase. UofL trustees approved a budget that raises tuition by the full 6%; UK did the same, and also raised fees for student housing and meal plans.

Today at 1pm, a WFPL News Special will talk about the rising costs of a college education with UofL President Dr. James Ramsey, JCTCS President Dr. Tony Newberry, and Michael Gritton, the Executive Director of KentuckianaWorks. Call 502-814-8255 during the broadcast to ask your questions and let us know how rising college costs have affected you.