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UW: Amid cuts, there’s money for Murray

Letter by Nick Olson, Tacoma on Sep. 19, 2011 at 1:25 pm | 25 Comments »
September 19, 2011 2:14 pm

This year the University of Washington has increased tuition 20 percent. Out-of-state enrollment targets have been increased to 30 percent of total enrollment because out-of-state students pay three times the in state rate.

These actions show that the institution that should be dedicated to serving in-state students is balancing its budget by raising in-state student costs and limiting in-state student access.

In the meantime the UW has somehow been able to find $185,339 to contribute to Sen. Patty Murray. Heads should roll, and she should give it back.

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