tuition increase

2:13 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

U of I Board OKs Tuition Increase & UIS Student Union

The future UIS student union

Newly approved tuition increases at the University of Illinois mean that four years of college on the flagship campus will top $100,000 for many students. Trustees voted Thursday to raise tuition by 1.7 %. They also increased fees and housing costs. Vice President for Academic Affairs Christopher Pierre says the increases sticks to a university plan to keep increases in line with inflation.

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Illinois Issues
12:00 am
Mon April 1, 2013

Essay: Is Affordable Higher Education a Moral Imperative for the State?

Credit WUIS/Illinois Issues

The question of the state’s obligation to provide affordable public higher education is easy to shove aside these days, as our disgraced and dysfunctional state government grapples with more fundamental issues of fiscal survival. Truth be told, it may be a moot point.

Let’s go back one generation.

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