College tuition hike ‘hogwash’, ND higher ed board member says

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The North Dakota Board of Higher Education has cleared the way for tuition increases at the state’s 11 public institutions.

North Dakota University System Chancellor Larry Skogen, speaking on behalf of college and university presidents, said the increases were necessary because the Legislature didn’t fully fund a new formula for university system appropriations last year, leaving a $3.5 million shortfall.

Not everyone on the board is buying that.

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