Tech colleges want lawmakers to scrap Walker’s tuition freeze

Wisconsin Technical College System President Morna Foy today asked JFC members to scrap Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed tuition freeze from the budget.
The provision -- one of several proposed changes Foy raised concerns over -- would freeze tuition for in-state students for the next two years. Walker’s budget also would give $10 million to help WTCS with the freeze, but Foy said she doesn’t get “a lot of criticism or complaints about our tuition.”
In fact, she said, student leaders are concerned over the long-term impacts of WTCS not having enough tuition funding and that the freeze would be “je...

Please log in to access subscriber content.
If you don't have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

Upcoming Events