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“Rolling the dice”: TFAB weighs tuition increases against enrollment, budget shortfall for 2019

After more than a month of deliberation, the University of Oregon’s Tuition and Fee Advisory Board has reached a reluctant consensus: they recommend a tuition increase of 2.84 percent for in-state students and 2.49 percent for out-of-state students during the 2018-19 academic year.  That’s a $6 per-credit-hour increase for residents and …

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UO students and staff testify against governing board at legislative meeting

Peter Buckley still remembers what a community college student said to him when she visited him a few years ago. “She said, ‘Every year I’ve been going to school in Oregon, I’ve had less,’” the Democratic representative  from Ashland said during a budget town hall meeting at Lane Community College …

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Students have mixed responses to proposed 5.8 percent cost increase

For Jennifer Borrero, paying 5.8 percent more in tuition next year means doing with less. “It means having to pick up another job probably or already trying to find a less expensive place to live,” Borrero said. “It means cutting back on things that you can’t really cut back on …

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Higher Education Board approves UO Proposal for 4.5 percent tuition increase

At a meeting in Portland today, members of the Higher Education Board’s Finance and Administration committee agreed to submit a budget proposal to the Oregon University System that includes 4.8 percent tuition increases across the state system and a 4.5 percent tuition increase for the University of Oregon. The proposed …

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OUS plans to raise tuition by six percent

Students gathered in the EMU board room on Friday morning to testify against the Oregon University System’s six percent tuition increase. Over the past ten years, annual increases to tuition have caused the cost of attending the University of Oregon to double in the last decade, and the rising costs …

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Top 5: News from around Eugene and Oregon on Dec. 1 and 2

Springfield man accused of stabbing brother A 25-year-old Springfield man was taken into custody after he allegedly stabbed his brother outside their apartment complex on Saturday night. Police responded to the call at approximately 8 p.m. after Dominic Ramirez chased his brother, Daniel Ramirez, and mother, Deanna Ramirez, out of …

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Student loan interest rates seen as a paralyzing price-tag for prestige

Interest rates are compounding on current graduates and will continue to compound on new graduates in the future. Subsequently, these rates have the potential bury them with the education that was supposed to push them up.

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Students at protest secure meeting to discuss tuition and other issues with Interim University President

Student protesters gathered Wednesday in the EMU Amphitheater to rally in protest against tuition increases before marching on Johnson Hall to demand a meeting with University administration.

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Students to rally in protest of tuition increases

Students organize a rally Wednesday morning to protest the University’s 6.1 percent tuition increase.

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Tuition increases for OUS schools approved by State Board of Higher Education

In a tough decision countered by passionate student testimony, the State Board of Higher Education approved tuition increases proposed, including a 6.1 percent increase for resident undergraduate University students.

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University to propose tuition increases to State Board of Higher Education

Under the proposal, resident undergraduates would pay a tuition and fee total of $9,310 to attend the University next fall — a 5.9 percent increase from 2011-12.

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Tuition increase proposals to be renewed by State Board of Higher Education

The University will submit its proposal for a 6.1 percent tuition increase for resident undergraduates amounting to $459 hike from the 2011-12 academic year.

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Oregon University System fights state legislature to prevent budget cuts

The Oregon University System is currently lobbying the state legislature to not make any more budget cuts this session past the 3.5 percent already set aside by the state, but growing disinvestment in higher education may lead to more cuts.

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State Board of Higher Education approves higher tuition rates for this summer

In a meeting Friday afternoon, the State Board of Higher Education unanimously approved tuition increases for the summer 2012 term.

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State budget concerns, rumors of possible tuition hikes

ASUO President Ben Eckstein prompted speculation at last week’s ASUO Senate meeting over the possibility of midyear tuition increases after he listed it as one of his reasons for postponing the EMU referendum. This week, the University administration has announced that it plans to keep tuition rates and surcharge fees stagnate for the time being.

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State Board of Higher Education approves tuition increase, agrees to stall new student fee

The State Board of Higher Education addressed two primary issues for the University at this morning’s meeting: approval for tuition increase and an agreement to hold of on the proposed new fees for the EMU and student recreation center renovations.

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