Rethink those planned tuition hikes. Thats the word from the Kansas Board of Regents, which is considering tuition proposals from universities not long after lawmakers approved a state funding boost meant to hold down student costs.
Regent Mark Hutton, a former state representative himself, said lawmakers wont be happy to see tuition rise after adding around $30 million for higher education in the state budget.
I think theyre going to feel a little bit betrayed, Hutton said, that we didnt seize an opportunity with the increased funding to channel that toward stabilizing tuition.
Stay connected to the stories and events that make your community a special place to call home.
Subscriptions start at $14.90/month.View subscription options
- Unmatched coverage of Allen County’s local news and sports, a tradition dating back to 1867
- Compelling portraits of our residents, experienced reporting and thoughtful analysis
- Unlimited online access to iolaregister.com and our archives