The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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June 5, 2014

UPDATE: WVU board approves tuition increases

WESTON — West Virginia University’s Board of Governors approved a near 8 percent tuition increase for in-state students on Thursday.

Tuition for out-of-state students will increase by about 4 percent.

The changes are to be implemented as soon as Fall 2014.

According to the Charleston Gazette, all BOG members voted in favor of the tuition hike except for WVU Student Government Association member Ryan Campione.

---Original Story---

West Virginia University’s Board of Governors is considering a proposed 8 percent tuition increase for in-state students.

Tuition for out-of-state students would increase by 4 percent.

The proposed increases are on the agenda for the board’s meeting on Thursday at Jackson’s Mill in Weston.

If the increases are approved, The Dominion Post reports that in-state students would pay $6,968 in tuition per year. Out-of-state tuition would rise to $20,424 per year.

Board members also are expected to vote on the university’s budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

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