'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.
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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.

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