The University System Board of Regents has approved another round of tuition hikes at all state colleges and universities. Meeting in Savannah, the Regents cited the higher cost of doing business as the reason they're increasing tuition by 2.5% percent for most schools. Chancellor Hank Huckaby says, some schools are getting higher increases, as much as 7%.
Georgia Southern University students have volunteered to pay $10 per semester to enhance environmental initiatives on the Statesboro campus. Students also have endorsed two new fees for athletics, including one to expand Paulson Stadium.
Kennesaw State students this week are voting on whether to approve football for their school. It comes as school officials admit it’s a tough time to ask students for fee increases to support athletic programs.