Evers proposes $150 million boost to UW, allowing undocumented residents to pay in-state tuition

Gov. Tony Evers is proposing a $150 million boost to the UW System in his upcoming budget, which will also call for allowing undocumented Wisconsin residents to pay in-state tuition rates at the university and the Wisconsin Technical College System.
The plan also would freeze in-state tuition rates for the next two schools years with a third of the proposed funding increasing going to cover the costs to the university for the lost tuition revenue, according to an overview of the plan from the Evers administration.
“It’s time we start reinvesting in the UW System,” Evers tweeted Sunday. “With a...

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