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Will Students Take Advantage Of IU's Summer Tuition Cuts?

Sophomore Ricky Rojas (right, with pool cue) lines up a shot during a pool game with friends at IUPUI's Student Center. He says he's not sure if he would take advantage of summer courses where the tuition is cheaper.

Politically, the benefits of cutting summer tuition for Indiana University administrators are clear: the move quiets criticism from state lawmakers over rising costs of attendance. Financially, though, the benefits of a 25 percent cut to summer school tuition for in-state undergraduates are harder to calculate. If university officials’ projection of a 10 percent bump in […]

McRobbie: IU On Pace For Record Enrollment

Without naming specific figures, president Michael McRobbie said Indiana University may be on pace to set records in student enrollment for the school year set to begin next week on some campuses. “We are certainly seeing numbers that indicate, if you talk about education as a product, we have a product people want, and they […]

How IU President's Salary Stacks Up After Pay Increase

There’s a neat infographic in this morning’s Indiana Daily Student showing how IU president Michael McRobbie’s salary stacks up against his peers in the Big 10 after news of his pay increase earlier this week. While I thought it was a tad confusing because it compared old data from other universities while factoring in an […]

IU President's Salary To Increase By $57K This Year

The Indiana Daily Student reports: IU President Michael McRobbie will earn $533,120 for the 2011 to 2012 school year, according to the University’s annual salary report. The new amount is a 12 percent increase over the $476,000 that McRobbie earned last year.

IU Gives Staff Salaries A Bump

IU employee salaries could see a slight bump if trustees meeting in South Bend approve next year’s budget, president Michael McRobbie announced Thursday. The budget includes funds for a 1.5 percent employee salary increase, and a “1 percent pool” to retain faculty at IUPUI and the Bloomington campus. In an e-mail to employees, McRobbie said […]

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