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    Filed at 1:17 pm under by dcobranchi

    Total college enrollment is starting to trend down after decades of consistent growth. With fewer students, colleges will have no choice but to hike tuitions since their revenues will go down otherwise. It’s a great scam. When demand is up, tuition goes up. When demand is down, tuition goes up.

    You think I’m kidding?

    Tying in the need students currently face to fund their education, the Board of Trustees approved a tuition increase for next school year, citing issues related to a drop in enrollment that colleges across the state are facing.

    “It’s something we don’t like to do, but it keeps the college financially healthy,” said WSCC President Bradley Ebersole.

    WSCC Treasurer Jess Raines explained that the college’s revenue is down by eight percent from the previous year, citing enrollment as one of the primary factors.

    One Response to “TIME TO HIKE TUITION”

    Comment by
    April 25th, 2014
    at 2:28 pm

    FWIW, Republican presidential wannabe Mitch Daniels took over as President at Purdue last year, and immediately froze tuition for the next two years. So far, he has been surprisingly un-Republican as the University President.

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