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Tuition Freeze Proposed

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Tuition Freeze Proposed

The South Dakota Board of Regents would get extra funding from the state next year to freeze tuition for at least one year. That is a proposal endorsed by Governor Dennis Daugaard.

South Dakota State University President Dr. David Chicoine says a tuition freeze is a big step…

 

Chicoine says the state would pick up the costs of a pay raise for university faculty…

 

Chicoine says tuition costs are normally set every year after the Regents see what the legislature funds…

 

Tuition has been rising four to six percent a year for at least the last decade.

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