Stories tagged: tuition
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
Mary Cullinan: Help a student attend college: Support a scholarship
Kassidy worried she would have to drop out of EWU because of family illness and dwindling financial resources. A scholarship offered her renewed opportunity. “I can’t express enough gratitude for …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Who is to blame for rising tuition prices at public colleges?
Complaints about rising college costs are nothing new, but for students and parents calculating the price of college these days, the exercise has become a much more complicated task compared …
Fri., July 21, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
Western Washington University to raise tuition
A 2.2-percent tuition increase is coming for resident undergraduate students at Western Washington University.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
Washington State University raising tuition by 2.2 percent
The Washington State University Board of Regents has voted to raise undergraduate tuition 2.2 percent for the coming school year.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:17 p.m.
University of Oregon receives approval for tuition hike
The University of Oregon has received approval for a double-digit tuition increase for in-state students for 2017-18.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
University of Oregon seeks tuition increase of 10.6 percent
The University of Oregon will again ask a state commission to approve a double-digit tuition increase.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
State commission rejects UO’s planned tuition increase
The state Higher Education Coordinating Commission has rejected the University of Oregon’s plan to increase to raise in-state undergraduate tuition by more than 10 percent.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Tuition hikes approved for Idaho colleges
Idaho’s state Board of Education met Wednesday in Moscow and voted to raise student tuition and fees at the University of Idaho, Boise State University and Lewis-Clark State College by …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
University of Idaho seeks athletic bailout, 7% tuition increase
The University of Idaho Athletics Department has downsized its request for additional funding from a total of $7.79 million by fiscal year 2020 to a one time bail-out of an …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
University of Idaho to ask for 6 percent tuition hike
The University of Idaho is set to ask for a tuition increase double what it got last year, when the Idaho State Board of Education meets Wednesday in Moscow.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
Hillary Clinton lauds free New York tuition plan as a progressive first
Hillary Clinton says the nation’s first free college tuition plan approved by New York state lawmakers can be a model for other states and can eventually pave the way for …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
Oregon State University tuition hike vote postponed due to protesters
The Oregon State University Board of Trustees postponed a vote on a possible tuition increase after protesters interrupted its meeting.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
University of Oregon trustees approve 10.6 percent in-state tuition increase
Tuition at the University of Oregon is set to go up, as the Board of Trustees has passed a 10.6 percent tuition increase.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
UO considers raising undergraduate tuition 10.6 percent
The University of Oregon is considering raising in-state undergraduate tuition by 10.6 percent in the fall to pay for increased salaries, health care and retirement costs for school employees.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016
Fully fund State Need Grant
State lawmakers must own up to the challenges faced by higher education and the growing high-tech economy.
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
New Washington state college savings program not ready until next year
A new, state-sponsored option for investing for college won’t be ready until next year, so those enrolled in Washington state’s current prepaid tuition plan have until at least Sept. 1 …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016
Past opinions provide perspective
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Suez Canal, Nov. 16, 1956
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
Tuition cuts at state universities has been a surprising success
A year ago, Washington became the first state to substantially lower tuition since the recession. To the surprise of many, it hasn’t wreaked havoc on universities.
Sun., May 29, 2016, 4 a.m.
Eye on Boise: Idaho college funding still lagging
A new national report charts reduced state investment in higher education and rising tuition across the country, with Idaho ranking fairly poorly – the report found that state spending on …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
WSU OK’s hiring staff for Spokane medical school, cutting tuition costs
The Washington State University Board of Regents has approved the hiring of administrative staff, faculty, and operating staff for the new medical school in Spokane.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 6:40 a.m.
WSU regents to consider tuition cut
An academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities is likely to be renamed this week after the university’s late president.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
University of Idaho requests 4.5-percent tuition hike
Attending the University of Idaho will become more expensive in the 2016-17 academic year if the Idaho State Board of Education approves fee and tuition increases requested this afternoon.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Idaho considers linking college funding to student success
The Idaho State Board of Education is considering linking funding for higher education to student success.
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015
Editorial: Invest in college access, not tax cuts
Idaho can boost its workforce the economy by investing more in education programs such as dual-credit offerings.
Wed., Aug. 19, 2015
Washington state suspends popular GET college savings program
OLYMPIA – The state will suspend sales of prepaid college tuition units – called the GET program – for as long as two years while the group overseeing them wrestles …
Thu., July 2, 2015
Washington state slashes college tuition
The days of skyrocketing tuition at Washington’s public universities appear to be over. Unprecedented tuition cuts contained in the new state budget will lower the cost of attending the state’s …
Sat., June 27, 2015, 7:27 p.m.
Under state budget deal, college tuition will fall, but leaders haven’t said by how much
OLYMPIA – College tuition would fall, teachers would get raises and mental health funding would rise in a two-year budget deal announced on Saturday after long negotiations among state leaders. …
Thu., April 16, 2015
Board slows Idaho tuition hikes
Idaho’s state Board of Education on Wednesday approved the lowest tuition increases for the state’s four-year colleges and universities in the last 15 years. At the University of Idaho, for …
Thu., March 12, 2015
Washington state Senate passes bill to slash college tuition rates
OLYMPIA – Amid fears that cutting tuition would harm the quality of Washington’s higher-education programs, the state Senate passed a bill Wednesday that could slash rates by as much as …
Fri., Feb. 13, 2015
Bill seeks college tuition and wage link
OLYMPIA – College tuition could fall more than 25 percent under a bill to link it to Washington wages. To make up the difference, Senate Republicans want to give universities …