On Campus: UW Student Leaders Take Step Toward Lawsuit Over Increased Fees

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Student leaders at UW-Madison recently moved a step closer to suing the university over having some student fees raised with what the group claims was inadequate student input.

At a meeting last Saturday, the Associated Students of Madison voted 11-1 to file a "notice of claim and circumstances" against UW System Board of Regents, UW-Madison interim chancellor David Ward and the University of Wisconsin System. The notice, which is a formal call for negotiations but not a legal action, will be filed in the next few weeks with state Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen.

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