A new report says freezing tuition now will just shift the burden of new increases to the next recession.
Update: California State University Trustees announced on Tuesday that they are postponing a plan to hike fees on selected students. The CSU chancellor released the following statement: California State University Trustees have postponed reviewing a plan to improve access and reduce time to degree. The proposal to modify the current undergraduate fee structure was part […]
A.M. Splash: Assembly Passes Tuition Break; Solyndra Gives $3.5 Million to Ex-Employees; Immigrant Relief Period Begins Wednesday
Major tuition break OKd by Assembly (SF Chronicle) Middle-class students at California’s public universities are one big step closer to receiving a major tuition break, after the Assembly narrowly approved a measure Monday that would fund college scholarships by eliminating a corporate tax break. Solyndra agrees to pay $3.5 million in a settlement with its […]
University of California leaders have agreed to hold tuition at 2011-12 levels if Gov. Brown’s tax initiative passes on the November ballot, KQED’s Ana Tintocalis reports. In addition to making the tuition commitment, a committee of the UC Board of Regents also formally endorsed the tax measure. Here’s background from Associated Press: Under the recently […]
By Terence Chea, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California students will likely face a steep midyear tuition increase if voters reject Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative. The 10-campus system will need to consider raising tuition by as much as 20 percent in January if the November ballot measure fails, according to documents […]
KQED’s John Myers tweets that both CSU Chancellor John Reed and UC Chancellor Mark Yudof have stated that the governor’s proposed $500 million in higher education budget cuts will not trigger tuition hikes at state schools. Reed, however, said CSU will cut degrees and admissions. The remarks came at a press event. Meanwhile, California Watch […]