Curator Floyd Abandons Tuition Freeze Plan

1 decade 4 years 1 month ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
Floyd's new proposal would tie any tuition hikes to inflation rates -- and it says financial support from the state must keep pace with inflation. Floyd will present the plan to the Board of Curators Thursday and Friday in Kansas City. There's been no comment today from curators on the new proposal. But curator Don Walsworth reinforced a pivotal message contained in Floyd's announcement: State legislators have an equally strong duty to keep the escalating costs of higher education from spiraling out of control. Walworth said curators' job is to make education affordable, and he called on the state to do its part.

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