Next week trustees at the University of Illinois will consider an increase of 2 percent to almost 7 percent in the cost of student housing on its three campuses.
Fees would also rise but recommendations for tuition for the coming school year
have not been made.
The Champaign News-Gazette reports that trustees will meet Jan. 24 in Chicago and consider raising the annual cost of housing at UIS by almost 7 percent to $10,350.
The cost in Chicago would increase by 2 percent to $10,600 a year. In
Urbana-Champaign housing costs would go up by about 3 percent to $9,979.
Springfield fees would increase 6 percent to $1,892. Student fees would rise 1 percent to $2,916 in Urbana and 1.5 percent to $2,948 in Chicago. (AP/News-Gazette)