The Buchtelite

An open letter: USG to President Scarborough

July 13, 2015

The following is an letter addressed to The University of Akron President Scott Scarborough,  written and signed by the UA Undergraduate Student Government's president and vice president Taylor Swift and Richard Angeletti. Dear Dr. Scarborough: As the elected governing body, it is Undergraduate...

Student government tracking use of tuition

Graphic by Michael Schwartz

By Grant Morgan, Arts & Life Editor

January 22, 2015

  The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is currently in talks with university president, Scott Scarborough, to discover what student fees actually pay for. Just how expensive a university education is can be seen on regular bills; what can’t be seen is exactly where all of that money...

UA tuition: tolerable?

September 5, 2012

Written by: Morgan LaValle Across the country, college students are struggling to afford another semester of education. With a dismal job market and a slowly recovering economy, receiving a higher education remains the best option for Americans. However, in this difficult economic time, the price ...

Tuition on the rise

September 5, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil Another fall semester is starting, which means new classes and, of course, paying for those classes. As UA students know, paying for those classes is becoming more expensive. At the end of the last school year, the UA Board of Trustees approved a 3.5-percent increase in tuit...

Attending college out of state

November 15, 2011

By: Ellyn Sjoquist Prompted by the current economic environment, families with graduating high school seniors may find themselves analyzing the costs of a college education with more intense scrutiny. According to Businessweek, fewer students justify the added cost of out-of-state tuition and fees and instead opt to enr...