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UVA Board of Visitors Talks Tuition Rates & Financial Aid - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, ...

There are 10 comments on the NBC29 Charlottesville story from Nov 9, 2012, titled UVA Board of Visitors Talks Tuition Rates & Financial Aid - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, .... In it, NBC29 Charlottesville reports that:

An outside consultant says the University of Virginia can raise tuition rates by 6 percent.

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Judy

Lorton, VA

#1 Nov 9, 2012
Don't worry be happy, Obama will provide the necessary funds, UVA can increase tuition as much as they want. Everybody wins.
thinking free

Charlottesville, VA

#2 Nov 9, 2012
They will continue to raise tuition untill applications start a slight decline.
Nice to keep on taking

Hightstown, NJ

#3 Nov 9, 2012
Wow, kids can't get jobs, are in debt up to their ears & the University wants to raise tuition and increase salaries...get with the real world
heh

Charlottesville, VA

#4 Nov 9, 2012
Didn't they just raise the tuition, and by much more than the rate of inflation, for each of the last 20 years or so?
Figured it out

Charlottesville, VA

#5 Nov 9, 2012
I'm thinking perhaps they should raise in-state tuition by around $10k/year and then offer a VA tax credit that would wipe out this entire difference if an in-state graduate stays and works in VA for ten years after graduation.

That would raise revenue and encourage the subsidized graduates to remain in Virginia - and pay tax here.
Reality

Waynesboro, VA

#6 Nov 9, 2012
heh wrote:
Didn't they just raise the tuition, and by much more than the rate of inflation, for each of the last 20 years or so?
Yeah, it has gone up around 672% in the last twenty years. The rate of salary increase was 23%. That way the government can keep us at a distance from learning and keep the masses stupid. We can then keep a two party system in place and have two seemingly different, but mostly corporate puppets to chose from. How do I know? Because I look on these post all the time and find it rare that someone relates a comment that is completely off topic to relate their political beliefs. Trust me, to most of the world, our left wing is extremely right of their most conservative parties. War, torture, loss of individual privacy and rights, and the nonsensical drug war is still going strong in the federal sector. Prisons are getting stuffed with non violent offenders. And it really looks like wall street is about the strongest it has been even with the private sector still pretty damaged. What did we win? And what would we have won? Pretty similar agendas from what I've noticed. Too bad everyone can't get an education and only have fox news and msnbc to shove in their minds like manure.
Harsh Reality

Washington, DC

#7 Nov 9, 2012
Why not just cut a bunch of useless liberal professors?
G Luv

Marietta, GA

#8 Nov 10, 2012
heh wrote:
Didn't they just raise the tuition, and by much more than the rate of inflation, for each of the last 20 years or so?
The real rate of tuition increase is not nearly as high. Grants and aid have increased, as well, but raising tuition allows UVa to extract more from wealthy parents.

At in-state rates, UVa is a steal.
UVA worker

Charlottesville, VA

#9 Nov 10, 2012
Harsh Reality wrote:
Why not just cut a bunch of useless liberal professors?
They'd never do that, they'll just cut 100 or so maintenance, janitors and dining workers instead.
thinking free

Charlottesville, VA

#10 Nov 10, 2012
Reality wrote:
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Yeah, it has gone up around 672% in the last twenty years. The rate of salary increase was 23%. That way the government can keep us at a distance from learning and keep the masses stupid. We can then keep a two party system in place and have two seemingly different, but mostly corporate puppets to chose from. How do I know? Because I look on these post all the time and find it rare that someone relates a comment that is completely off topic to relate their political beliefs. Trust me, to most of the world, our left wing is extremely right of their most conservative parties. War, torture, loss of individual privacy and rights, and the nonsensical drug war is still going strong in the federal sector. Prisons are getting stuffed with non violent offenders. And it really looks like wall street is about the strongest it has been even with the private sector still pretty damaged. What did we win? And what would we have won? Pretty similar agendas from what I've noticed. Too bad everyone can't get an education and only have fox news and msnbc to shove in their minds like manure.
I'll buy that. Congress loves the unwashed masses.

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