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Students Urge Pataki to Keep Education Aid Promise

College students are urging Governor George Pataki to follow through on plans announced in his State of the State message to strengthen New York's public university system. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Proposed Financial Aid Cuts Could Affect over 100,000 NY College Students

Proposed cuts to federal financial aid might affect over 100,000 college students in New York, according to the American Council of Education. Senator Hillary Clinton is fighting the cuts with counter-legislation.  Go to full article

SUNY Tuition Hikes Could Happen After All

The budget is passed, but not all the issues are off the table. The legislature and Governor Pataki are reportedly negotiating for some state school tuition increases that would take place this fall.  Go to full article

SUNY Chancellor Promotes Tuition Hikes at SUNY Canton and Potsdam

SUNY Chancellor Robert King came to SUNY Potsdam and Canton campuses yesterday. He's on a statewide tour of SUNY schools to try to drum up support for his "SUNY Tuition Guarantee" - a plan to institute regular tuition increases.  Go to full article

Students Protest Tuition Hikes, Aid Cuts

A few hundred students at public colleges and universities traveled to the state capitol Monday to convince state lawmakers to reject Governor Pataki's plans for tuition hikes and student aid cuts. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

SUNY Chancellor Defends Plan to Raise Tuition

SUNY Chancellor Bob King defended his plan to raise tuition gradually at public colleges each year. King was grilled by state lawmakers examining Governor Pataki's state budget plan. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Report: Most Community College Tuitions to Rise

The New York Public Interest Research Group found that New York's already higher than average community college costs are rising again, as school across the state raise tuition by an average of four percent. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Student Survey at Plattsburgh State: Money A Concern

A student survey at Plattsburgh State University has found that more than half the school's freshmen worry about paying for college. The annual study is part of a national report, tracking attitudes among university students. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article

SUNY Board Proposes Tuition Hike

The State University of New York Board of Trustees has recommended that tuition be raised by 41 percent next year. The change could mean that tuition will increase to as much as $4800 a year at some four-year colleges and universities. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

SUNY Potsdam Students Reax

David Sommerstein spoke with SUNY Potsdam students Saturday about the proposed tuition increase. Many students face two or three years of higher tuition than they had budgeted for.  Go to full article

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