Photos: CU-Boulder proposes 8.7 percent tuition hike after $170M sports-facilities-upgrade pitch

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Juan_Leg
Juan_Leg

We are talking about a sub .500 team since basically the early 90's . 

Yes it's cool C.U. now plays in the PAC 12 BUT, the division they left wasn't or is the WAC,  either .

I can think of a single aspect of Buffs football that ISN'T an embarrassment, INCLUDING DAVE LOGAN and KOA !!!

Juan_Leg
Juan_Leg

C.U. isn't going to be experiencing ANY enrollment issues w/ the passing of Amd 64 .

High school seniors across the nation are already salivating at the opportunity of moving Boulder .

Olivia Kahlo
Olivia Kahlo

And as Dan and Carla know, the increase doesn't go to the professors...not even the tenured ones are out racing their yachts...but certain regents may be getting some cushy bonuses...

Dan Brown
Dan Brown

Higher education is a mess right now, and it is hilarious and sad that CU has no idea how silly they sound raising prices right now.

Rob Salyers
Rob Salyers

I'm reminded of an article I read several years ago. I don't have exact numbers, but it pointed out that while most costs increase no more than about 2-3% per year, higher education increased on average something like 10-12% per year. Something doesn't add up.

rain
rain

> And the athletic upgrade will come from auxiliary funds, which are any self-earning entity at the university: parking, housing and dining fees, revenue athletics earns from gate receipts, merchandise sales, ticket sales, broadcasting contracts."

Hmm. Seems like some of these things should be paying for academics, not athletics. I'd also bet the athletics dept gets monetary contributions from alumni that the academic side doesn't get. 9% annual raise puts tuition on a schedule to double every 8 years or so, which seems excessive to me.

DenverEric
DenverEric

@rain Agree 100%. I am a CU alumni and would be happy to see the athletic program shut down in support of better funding and attention for the school's great academic program.

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