Mizzou President Wants No Tuition Increase

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe says he’ll recommend that tuition at the system’s four campuses not increase for the 2014-15 school year.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/L40h1H ) that Wolfe told the Post-Dispatch editorial board Friday he’d send his recommendation to the Board of Trustees, who would likely take up the matter at a meeting next week.

The last time tuition remained flat was four years ago. The university system’s curators had been moving ahead on a plan that would have called for a 1.5 percent tuition increase.

Wolfe’s recommendation comes after Gov. Jay Nixon proposed earlier this week to put more than $80 million into higher education. But in exchange, Nixon called on Missouri colleges and universities not to raise costs.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe says he’ll recommend that tuition at the system’s four campuses not increase for the 2014-15 school year.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/L40h1H ) that Wolfe told the Post-Dispatch editorial board Friday he’d send his recommendation to the Board of Trustees, who would likely take up the matter at a meeting next week.

The last time tuition remained flat was four years ago. The university system’s curators had been moving ahead on a plan that would have called for a 1.5 percent tuition increase.

Wolfe’s recommendation comes after Gov. Jay Nixon proposed earlier this week to put more than $80 million into higher education. But in exchange, Nixon called on Missouri colleges and universities not to raise costs.

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