http://www.universitybusiness.com/sites/default/files/UB-logo_4_0_0.pngBy Jenni Vincent. Although it's been less than a month since state officials approved tuition increases for five West Virginia colleges, Shepherd University President Dr. Suzanne Shipley said the idea of asking for more money from students wasn't easy and wasn't something that was undertaken without a lot of collective discussion. But it was necessary due to changing budgetary and market considerations, factors that are impacting Shepherd as well as other higher education institutions, she said.
"We've got some very interesting trends crossing each other and they simply can not be ignored," Shipley said. Read more...