For the latest updates on the blizzard and your commute, check out our transit tracker

CUNY Trustees Set to Vote on Tuition Hike

Wednesday, August 03, 2011


The City University of New York's board of trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday to approve a $300-a-year tuition hike for students at senior and community colleges.

The vote follows one taken last month on the same hikes, which a judge temporarily blocked after three students filed suit. The students said the vote wasn't valid because it was taken by a seven-member executive committee and not the full board of trustees.

The cost increase will bring the price for state residents to $2,565 a semester at senior colleges starting this fall. The State Legislature approved the increase to help offset cuts in state aid.

A university spokesman says needy students will continue to pay no tuition because of federal and state grants.


More in:

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.


Latest Newscast




WNYC is supported by the Charles H. Revson Foundation: Because a great city needs an informed and engaged public


Supported by