KSDB Roundtable – Tuition Increase

KSDB hosted another Roundtable on September 20th, the topic was the increasing cost of attendance at K-State. Host Lucas Peterson was joined by Kansas Senator Tom Hawk (District 22), K-State Vice President of Finance Cindy Bontrager, K-State Student Body President Jack Ayers, and Student Support Director Stephen Kucera. The first segment focused on why Kansas is providing less financial support to higher education, and the discussion looked at the history of Kansas’s budget and the state’s current budget crisis. Next, the panel was asked questions about why K-State’s tuition is increasing and what was driving up costs. To end the Roundtable the guests talked about different solutions that existed to fight rising tuition and ways to help financially burdened students.

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