CU-Boulder chancellor: Tuition at its 'breaking point'

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Tuition is reaching its "breaking point" at the University of Colorado's Boulder campus, says CU-Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano.

During his fifth annual "State of the Campus" speech on Tuesday morning, DiStefano described the main challenges the university faces, including how to deal with rapidly declining state funding without raising tuition. He also recapped events and milestones from the last year on the Boulder campus.

DiStefano described the gloomy outlook for higher education as state and federal funding continues to decline, but said the university is coming up with new ways to grow revenue "creatively."

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