Eastern Kentucky University Raising Tuition

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) -- The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents has approved a five-percent increase in undergraduate tuition for Kentucky residents. It raises tuition to $3,660.

The board also approved a five percent increase in residence hall rates and a 3.5-percent increase in meal plan rates.

The university's 2012-13 operating budget will not include an across-the-board salary increase for faculty and staff.

The school said in a news release that state appropriations for it decreased 6.4 percent for 2012-13.

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