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SD Board of Regents Talks 2016 Budget…Extend Tuition Freeze

SD Board of Regents Talks 2016 Budget…Extend Tuition Freeze

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The South Dakota Board of Regents met at USD in Vermillion this week, and among the agenda items was initial discussion of the 2016 budget. The state’s universities are operating under a one hundred ninety four million dollar budget this year. That budget was built with a one year tuition freeze.
South Dakota State University President Dr. David Chicoine says there was a lot of discussion about extending that freeze another year…

Chicoine says there are a number of variable that will play into the final Regents budget………

SDSU was also approved to add more PHD level programs. Chicoine says that fits with their core mission and development plans………

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