- Source: Tampabay
In a move that the chair of the University of South Florida Board of Trustees said should “send a message” to the state Legislature, USF trustees voted to only ask for an 11 percent tuition hike for the upcoming school year.
Under state law, the trustees could have asked for anything up to 15 percent. But, after consultation with students, said USF Provost Ralph Wilcox, the university determined they could get by with less.
Only one trustee, faculty representative Liz Bird, voted no, saying that she thought asking for anything less than the maximum was “shooting ourselves in the foot.”
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