UW Regents Set to Vote on Fee, Room, and Board Increases

MADISON (AP) – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents is poised to vote on raising student fees and housing rates.

The regents are scheduled to vote on the system’s 2017-18 budget on Thursday during a meting at UW-Madison. The budget keeps resident undergraduate tuition frozen as per a legislative mandate. But it does call for raising student fees by an average of 2.6-percent across the system’s four-year schools with changes ranging from nothing at UW-Green Bay to $72 at UW-Milwaukee. the system’s two-year schools would see an average fee increase of 3-percent.

Housing rates at four-year-schools would increase an average of 2.6-percent as well, with increases ranging form nothing at UW-Platteville and UW-River Falls to $521 at Eau Claire.

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