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Tri-State Initiative

Morgan Budde, [email protected]

April 30, 2015

Filed under Budget 2015

Tri-State Initiative students will be seeing a rise in their tuition prices as a result of budget cuts. The Tri-State Initiative charges $9,628 in tuition per year, not including scholarships or grants that may impact the fee. “In...

Tuition Increase

Kristi Rodgers, [email protected]

April 30, 2015

Filed under Budget 2015

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is facing budget cuts in the midst of a $5 million structural deficit and tuition freeze. Tuition rose for a decade within the University of Wisconsin System, leading up to the 2013-2014...

George Chryst Stadium project

Jordyn Leonard, [email protected]

April 30, 2015

Filed under Budget 2015

Despite the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Athletic Department being subject to a $200,000 budget cut for next year, the estimated $4 million George Chryst Stadium project is going ahead as planned.   The project...

Pioneer Activity Center

Elizabeth Niehaus, [email protected]

April 30, 2015

Filed under Budget 2015

The Pioneer Activity Center underwent a major expansion in 2010 and plans have been approved for another renovation to the facility. The Board of Regents approved the project, but work will not move forward until it is enumerated...

Students in need of medical attention can receive care on campus, regardless of medical insurance.

Allie Parker, [email protected]

April 30, 2015

Filed under Budget 2015

UW-Platteville’s Student Health Services has a staff of about 10 qualified people who provide students with range of healthcare services on a daily basis. “We see a little less than 5,500 students per year, which is about...

Professors weigh in on compressed courses

Abby DeYoung, [email protected]

April 30, 2015

Filed under Budget 2015

Unless students have leftover financial aid, they have to pay out of pocket for compressed timeline courses, but the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and instructors may or may not be getting their money’s worth. The overall...

Dobson, Melcher Hall renovations continue despite budget cuts

Rachael Johnson, [email protected]

April 30, 2015

Filed under Budget 2015

The University of Wisconsin System is facing a massive cut in the 2015-2017 biennium budget. As the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is paying off continued debt, residence hall fees will go up and renovations are moving forward...

‘We live in a country that doesn’t value education’

Shannon Fischer, [email protected]

April 30, 2015

Filed under Budget 2015

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, regardless of major, pay the same amount per credit. Because of the cost differences, certain majors are subsidizing the more expensive majors which causes the university to...

Segregated fees support student services

Paige Hampton, [email protected]

April 30, 2015

Filed under Budget 2015

Fees for services students may or may not use are built into tuition at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Campus parking, the Children’s Center, Textbook Rental, and other facilities and services available at UW-Platteville...

Regents to approve budget cuts

Lennie Ballosh, [email protected]

April 30, 2015

Filed under Budget 2015

The chancellor’s latest plan only addresses $4.4 million of the target $10 million budget reduction goal for the university due to possible statewide cuts. Chancellor Dennis J. Shields submitted his proposed annual campus budget...

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