Madison -- University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin on Wednesday proposed increasing undergraduate tuition at the state's public flagship school by $250 to $750 per year for four years to pay for increases in financial aid for needy students and to add faculty and student services in high-demand areas.The plan, dubbed the Madison Initiative for Undergraduates, relies on more affluent families and private donors to subsidize financial aid for lower-income students and improvements to undergraduate education at a time when Gov. Jim Doyle is calling for budget cuts throughout the university system.
Uw Tuition Might Rise for 4 Years Increase Would Fund Financial Aid, More Faculty
Under the initiative, in-state students would pay a tuition increase of $250 per year for four years, for a total of $1,000 per year by fall 2012. For out-of-state students, the cumulative increase would be $750 per year, for a total of $3,000 by the fourth year.The UW System Board of Regents ...