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University announces 3.25 percent tuition increase for 2018-2019 academic year

University announces 3.25 percent tuition increase for 2018-2019 academic year

After an annual university review, the Board of Trustees approved the new rates for the 2018-2019 school year at their October meeting.  This is the lowest percentage increase in the past four years.

New Board of Trustees members selected

KATIE GOODRICH NEWS CO-EDITOR Four new members will join Butler University’s Board of Trustees. “We are exceptionally pleased to have these distinguished individuals join out Board of Trustees,” said Butler University President James Danko. “Their vast business expertise, coupled with their deep interest in Butler University, will be incredibly valuable as we work to advance

Legal counsel adds to costs

President Jim Danko expressed a need for legal counsel at Butler University at the Faculty Senate meeting Tuesday. The president said in the past six years  the university has spent about $2.5 million on legal fees for various reasons. His presentation showed that from June 2008 to June 2012, the spending increased by 28 percent.

Garage won’t solve existing parking woes

If Butler University builds a parking structure as discussed, it will not solve the parking problem as it currently exists. The Collegian’s analysis of information provided by Ben Hunter, executive director of public safety, shows that as many as 850 current permit holders would have no place to park if Butler proceeds with plans to

Officials looking for student feedback on new facility

The proposed parking garage at Butler University will likely add a significant amount of housing—in addition to parking spaces—if it is approved by the Board of Trustees. Vice President for Student Affairs Levester Johnson presented preliminary sketches of possible new rooms at a Student Government Association meeting last week. “We wanted to get (students’) feedback

Cashing in your Butler education

The tuition students pay to attend Butler University goes toward many different entities, but one of the largest chunks goes right back to students. Butler’s largest expenditure each year is financial aid for students, Bruce Arick, vice president of finance and administration, said. Butler is the largest source of financial aid for its students. The

Schrott Center construction continues

New residence hall, science building also possibilities for campus construction. Butler University’s current and future construction plans may provide campus with a facelift. The most notable recent change to Butler is the construction of the Howard L. Schrott Center, a new 450-seat theater adjacent to Clowes Memorial Hall. Howard Schrott, Board of Trustees member and

MARRIED AT WORK | Partners of Butler’s top dogs on university payroll

Butler Blue II and Trip are not the only related top dogs that work in the same office—several of Butler’s top administrators have spouses or domestic partners on the university payroll. Butler’s practice of hiring its employees’ partners—including those of the university’s president, former provost, two associate provosts and a dean—is consistent with trends in

OPINION | The administrative assistant does not need a Ph.D.

For a short-staffed faculty like Butler University’s, the hiring of a person with a doctorate degree is a good idea. Unless it’s to be an aide to President Jim Danko. The level of qualification for the hiring is ironic because the university is dropping its internship coordinator in the College of Communication. This seems to

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