IUS Tuition Increase Approved

Tuition will go up at Indiana University Southeast this fall. The school’s board of trustees approved higher tuition at all IU campuses across the state today. Costs at IUS will go up 3.3 percent. That exceeds a suggestion from the state’s Commission on Higher Education, but vice chancellor Dana Wavle says protests have been minimal.… Continue reading IUS Tuition Increase Approved

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… Continue reading UL Committee Passes Tuition Increase

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.