Number 09-D
Description UTA Student Congress supports and recognizess the need for individual institiutions to have flexibility in determining and settling tution rates and fees in a transparent and accountable manner.
Authored by External Relations Council
Sponsored by Travis Boren
Bess Alvarez
Date Submitted Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Date Considered Tuesday, April 21, 2009
General Body Vote Thursday, January 1, 1970
Committee Other
Result n/a
Whereas the ability for an institution to set its own tuition is paramount in today's climate of diminshing state funding for higher education; and
Whereas tuition flexibility is important in order for institutions to assess their own needs, maintain their excellence, and improve their programs; and
Whereas UT Arlington is also committed to maintaining educational accessibility for students and their families from any socio-economic background.
Be It Further Resolved That the UT Arlington Student Congress supports and recognizes the need for individual institutions to have flexibility in determining and setting tuition rates and fees in a transparent and accountable manner that includes input from students and also recognizes the need for increased state and federal need-based financial aid.