Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuition hike could add hundreds, thousands to college costs - CHRIS DUNKER, Lincoln Journal Star

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds told members of the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee he was committed to keeping any tuition hike next year below a double-digit increase. During a February hearing, Bounds intimated to senators NU would cut its budget where it could in an effort to close a $50 million funding gap created by a state revenue shortfall and increasing costs tied to salaries and benefits. But alongside cuts — the university has identified 10 areas targeted for reductions in programs and staff — Bounds said NU would be forced to rely on its other funding source to balance its budget. Tuition. http://journalstar.com/news/local/education/tuition-hike-could-add-hundreds-thousands-to-college-costs/article_a4b46882-6661-5f93-82df-ff2cdbeb2c54.html

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