Saturday, November 26, 2016

Tuition expected to rise at UC, CSU next year - Nanette Asimov, San Francisco Chronicle

Here’s a safe bet in an era of guesswork gone awry: Tuition will go up next year at the University of California and California State University for the first time since 2011. And students and faculty won’t like it. Neither university has a firm tuition proposal on the table. But the UC regents will discuss the possibility Wednesday and Thursday at their meeting in San Francisco, and the CSU trustees led that discussion Tuesday in Long Beach. “It’s easy to raise fees on students — a simple vote, a stroke of the pen. What’s more difficult is effectively fighting in the Legislature to restore appropriate per-student funding levels,” Jennifer Eagan, president of the California Faculty Association, told the trustees Tuesday as about a dozen students protested outside the auditorium chanting: “We’re students! Not customers! http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Tuition-expected-to-rise-at-UC-CSU-next-year-10616826.php

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