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Gov. Herbert Emphasizes Education in $20 Billion Budget Proposal

Gov. Herbert Emphasizes Education in $20 Billion Budget Proposal

By Kayleigh Silverstein

January 22, 2020

  On Jan. 8, in This is the Place Heritage Park, Governor Gary Herbert announced his $20 billion budget proposal for the 2021 fiscal year. Through this proposal, Herbert provided his economic recommendations for the Utah Legislature to hopefully put into effect. While he does not plan to run...

University of Utah Begins Offering Income Share Agreements for 18 Majors

University of Utah Begins Offering Income Share Agreements for 18 Majors

By Jacqueline Mumford, News Editor

April 16, 2019

  The University of Utah is offering students a new way to pay for school. Beginning this semester, the U is participating in a pilot program that provides income share agreements to students. ISAs are contracts between students and universities that allow the school to “invest” in ind...

U Hosts ‘Truth in Tuition’ Event, Addresses Proposed Tuition Increase

U Hosts ‘Truth in Tuition’ Event, Addresses Proposed Tuition Increase

By Nicholas Rush

March 20, 2019

  The 2019 Truth in Tuition event held in the Gould Auditorium of the Marriott Library was geared towards illuminating the different ways that the University of Utah is addressing the proposed tuition hike of 3.2 percent, which may start this summer semester, according to Vice President of budget ana...

U Students Face Another Proposed Tuition Hike

U Students Face Another Proposed Tuition Hike

By Katelyn Collett

March 18, 2019

  The University of Utah proposed a plan that would increase tuition by up to 3.9 percent beginning as early as summer term 2019. “When we look at our biggest resource, it is staff," said Cathy Anderson, Chief Financial Officer at the U, to the U's Board of Trustees. The nearly $12 million...

USHE Pushes Initiative to Increase Number of College Applications

USHE Pushes Initiative to Increase Number of College Applications

By Claudia Robles

November 9, 2018

  College application season is in full swing. Now, students are receiving a little extra help with applying. Applications for most colleges in Utah are due in late November and early December for Fall 2019 enrollment. Most high school seniors, however, may not be familiar with the applic...

Barron: Tuition Hikes Must be Met With Increased Financial Aid

Barron: Tuition Hikes Must be Met With Increased Financial Aid

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

October 31, 2018

  Since the beginning of my academic career in the fall of 2016, my tuition has increased by $600 as non-resident students experienced nearly a $2,000 tuition hike in those same two years. If the trend continues, in-state tuition will increase to about $8,700 and out-of-state tuition will in...

Utah Audit Denounces Lack of Oversight in Tuition Increases

Utah Audit Denounces Lack of Oversight in Tuition Increases

By Christina Giardinelli

October 22, 2018

In April of this year, the Chronicle reported a tuition hike. The article was reminiscent of content published in previous years — in the springs of 2016 and 2017, the paper reported a 3.9 percent increase in tuition. While this trend may have rung like deja-vu to students who are currently in the...

U Tuition Expected to Increase 3.9 Percent Next Year

U Tuition Expected to Increase 3.9 Percent Next Year

By Connor Richards

March 22, 2017

Another year, another tuition hike. At a meeting on March 14, the Board of Trustees voted on a 3.9 percent raise in the cost of tuition and student fees for undergraduate students at the University of Utah. That number breaks down to a three percent increase in tuition and a 0.9 percent increase in ...

Administration Announces Tuition Increase for 2015-2016

Administration Announces Tuition Increase for 2015-2016

April 8, 2015

The U officially announced it will be raising tuition this upcoming year. A student seminar was held Wednesday in which Dr. Ruth Watkins, senior vice president of academic affairs, addressed concerns, questions and complaints in regards to the increase. Watkins said new funds will go toward new prog...

U Proposes 3.8 Percent Tuition Hike

U Proposes 3.8 Percent Tuition Hike

March 11, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In 1990, it cost $1,884 for undergrads to attend the U. Now, those same credit hours cost $7,876. TOP STORY: "I HATE HAMLET" BRINGS HUMOR TO CLASSIC TALE According to a public hearing held in the Marriott Library last Tuesday, the cost will continue to increase. Ruth Watkins,...

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