University leaders skeptical of lowering governor's proposed cap

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Presidents of four Michigan universities—including Grand Valley State and Ferris State—were noncommittal Thursday when asked in a state hearing whether they would accept capping tuition increases at 2.6 percent instead of 3.2 percent.

Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposed higher education budget would require Michigan’s 15 public universities to limit tuition increases to 3.2 percent—two times the rate of inflation—to receive full funding.

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