to Rise Five Percent in 2003-2004
In its final meeting
for 2002, the UNC Pembroke Board of Trustees approved a small increase
in Student Fees.
The proposed increase
in student fees for the 2003-2004 school year would result in total
fees of $980, compared with $934 last year. A campus committee of students,
faculty and administration representatives recommended the increase.
The five percent
increase must be approved by the UNC Board of Governors, which supervises
all 16 UNC campuses. A Board of Governors committee recommended last
week no tuition increases for next year.
Athletic fees would
increase $11, health services $5, technology fees $8, activity fees
$22 and debt services would increase $8. Activity fees include the school
yearbook, newspaper, intramural sports, student government and University
The Board of Trustees
also approved a list of 329 graduates to receive degrees at Winter Commencement
on Dec. 14. It is the largest number of graduates in the three-year
history of Winter Commencement. A record 91 graduate students will receive
In other news, the
Board of Trustees voted unanimously to affirm its earlier support for
the Braves nickname for the school's athletic teams. An NCAA committee
has requested information about Native American mascots and nicknames.
to University Newswire