The budget for next school year approved by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents Friday will raise undergraduate tuition by 3.5 percent and fund as many as 100 new faculty. U of M President Eric Kaler said the tuition increase was the lowest in the past 12 years at the university.
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U of M grants request for undergrad tuition freeze
University of Minnesota's Board of Regents Friday unanimously approved a $1.18 billion biennial request to the Legislature that would trade increased funding for an undergraduate tuition freeze.
'U' regents to consider salary, tuition increases
President Eric Kaler will present his $3.5 billion budget to the U of M Board of Regents Friday afternoon. It calls for the lowest tuition increase in more than 10 years and pay increases for professors and staff. Regents are expected to vote on the budget at their June 8 meeting.
U of M aims to freeze undergrad tuition for 2 years
The University of Minnesota is gearing up to ask legislators for $91.6 million more over two years to freeze undergraduate tuition, meet five measurable improvement goals and invest in promising research.
University of Minnesota considering lowest tuition hike in 10 years
The Board of Regents will review President Eric Kaler's first $3.5 billion operating budget proposal next Friday. It calls for a 3.5 percent increase for in-state undergraduate tuition. Out-of-state and graduate students would see tuition go up about four percent. The budget proposal also includes money for faculty hires, salary increases and academic investments, according to the Pioneer Press.
MnSCU budget proposal would keep tuition hikes under five percent
Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will consider a newly-proposed budget Tuesday. It would raise tuition at the two dozen state colleges by 3.7 percent and at the seven universities by 4.4 percent. Officials say shuffling will also allow the hiring of more teachers.
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