University of Oregon President Michael Schill expresses his support for the tuition increase. The Board of Trustees meeting discussing a possible University of Oregon tuition increase took place at the Ford Alumni Center in Eugene, Oregon on March 4, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Students armed with signs protested at the meeting. The Board of Trustees meeting discussing a possible University of Oregon tuition increase took place at the Ford Alumni Center in Eugene, Oregon on March 4, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Trustee Ann Curry wanted to keep the tuition affordable for students. The Board of Trustees meeting discussing a possible University of Oregon tuition increase took place at the Ford Alumni Center in Eugene, Oregon on March 4, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Trustee Kurt Willcox proposed a plan to keep the tuition affordable for students. The Board of Trustees meeting discussing a possible University of Oregon tuition increase took place at the Ford Alumni Center in Eugene, Oregon on March 4, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Shawn Stevenson, ASUO member voices his concern about the tuition being raised. The Board of Trustees meeting discussing a possible University of Oregon tuition increase took place at the Ford Alumni Center in Eugene, Oregon on March 4, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

After the vote in favor of rising tuition, students stormed out of the building. The Board of Trustees meeting discussing a possible University of Oregon tuition increase took place at the Ford Alumni Center in Eugene, Oregon on March 4, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Amy Schenk (left) leads a protest about the tuition hike down 13th avenue. The Board of Trustees meeting discussing a possible University of Oregon tuition increase took place at the Ford Alumni Center in Eugene, Oregon on March 4, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Students march expressing their disapproval of the tuition increase. The Board of Trustees meeting discussing a possible University of Oregon tuition increase took place at the Ford Alumni Center in Eugene, Oregon on March 4, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Students gathered in protest at Johnson Hall after a vote was passed for a tuition hike. The Board of Trustees meeting discussing a possible University of Oregon tuition increase took place at the Ford Alumni Center in Eugene, Oregon on March 4, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)


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