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University of Missouri System
11:56 am
Fri January 28, 2011

U. of Missouri curators approve tuition increase

The dome of Jesse Hall at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. (via Flickr/jennlynndesign)

Updated at 3:08 p.m. Jan. 28, 2011 with comment from Erdman and Krawitz.

Reporting from KBIA's Courtney Flatt also used in this report.

Krawitz says 20 percent of the revenue generated form the tuition increase will be put into financial aid.

Tuition at the four University of Missouri campuses will increase for the first time in two years after a vote by the systems' Board of Curators.

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University of Missouri System
5:08 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

U. of Missouri curators release recommended tuition increases

Memorial Union at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. (via Flickr/Adam Procter)

The University of Missouri system board of curators voted today on their recommendations for tuition increases for each of the system's campuses.

KMOV reports the recommended increases for in-state undergraduate tuition as follows:

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Morning News Round-up
9:52 am
Wed January 26, 2011

Morning Headlines: Drug tests for welfare recipients, U of Mo. tuition increase, Boeing 4Q profits down, Illinois redistricting

The University of Missouri's flagship campus in Columbia, Mo. The University of Missouri system is proposing an average 5.5 percent tution increase for in-state undergraduates in the next academic year. (via Flickr/Adam Procter)

Good morning! Here are a few headlines to start your day:

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University of Missouri System
5:16 pm
Fri January 14, 2011

Missouri tuition hike "almost inevitable," but could increase prestige

The columns and Jesse Hall on the flagship campus of the University of Missouri system in Columbia, Mo. The Board of Curators for the system met in Columbia today. (Flickr Creative Commons User Adam Procter)

University of Missouri leaders met by teleconference today to discuss tuition and fee increases across the four-campus system.

Curators looked at figures and possible scenarios prepared by the UM vice president Nikke Krawitz.

A 10 percent increase in tuition - the highest increase scenario on the table - would contribute about $44 million to the coffers.

That doesn't even come close, Krawitz says, to meeting an estimated $64 million gap.

But what's the bottom line for Krawitz?

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University of Missouri
4:46 am
Thu December 9, 2010

Tuition increase likely at University of Missouri campuses for next year

A mid-Missouri landmark, the historic columns and Jesse Hall on the flagship campus of the University of Missouri system in Columbia, Mo. The Board of Curators for the system meet today in St. Louis to discuss possible tuition hikes.
(Flickr Creative Commons User Adam Procter)

Updated with results of the Board of Curators Meeting:

A tuition increase at the four University of Missouri campuses appears likely in the coming academic year. But how much?

Documents released Thursday say the university will "strive to keep (any) increase to single digit(s)," subject to state support.

A budget overview provided to the board was grim, projecting a $105 million state funding gap.



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