The federal government recommends demolishing over 200 buildings at the site of a former Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio.
After four years without a tuition increase, Ohio State students face the possibility. WOSU reports OSU administrators have proposed a 7 percent increase by next fall.
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today is expected to consider a proposed increase in the price of football tickets. No action is expected on tuition rates.
Ohio State University officials announced Tuesday they will maintain a freeze on tuition for the 2009-2010 academic year.
A tuition freeze at Ohio’s two-year community colleges and four-year state universities is dead.
Ohio State University Board of Trustees wrapped up their June meeting this afternoon. WOSU attended the meeting and gives this highlight report.
There’s good news for state universities, their students, and the parents who pay tuition bills. Republicans who dominate the Ohio Senate say they have found millions of extra dollars to pump into the schools and that could help hold tuition rates steady for the next two years.
Officials at Ohio State University say they’re pleased with a House bill that increases state funding for higher education. It’s a variation of Governor Strickland’s universities compact proposal that exchanges higher amounts of state support for reduced tuition increases. But the bill has yet to pass the scrutiny of the Senate and governor.
Every year, for several years, students at state-supported universities across Ohio have been faced with tuition increases of four percent, six percent, sometimes nine percent and more. But if Governor Ted Strickland gets his way, those kinds of tuition increases – double and triple the inflation rate – will soon come to an end.
Governor Strickland’s two-year budget proposal includes a large tax cut for homeowners and the elimination of several business tax breaks.
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees is expected to approve another tuition increase for the upcoming school year. While university officials say the increase is necessary to offset rising expenses and decreasing state support, students remain frustrated.