Tuition and Fees Committee

This committee is empowered to act under UNC-GA policy 1000.1.1 and the recommendations of the 2010-11 UNC Task Force on Tuition and Fees. Its purpose is to review tuition and fee increase proposals, actively solicit student input on these proposals, make recommendations to the Chancellor, and certify student involvement in the process.

Committee Schedule

Date Event Location
September Committee appointed and meetings scheduled  
10/3/2018 @ 5:00 pm Meeting: Introductions; review committee charge, timeline, parameters from General Administration if received; Financial Aid Metrics UC Rogers Room
  Meeting: Discuss information session, survey, review instructions from General Administration and room rates  
  Meeting: Review survey, meal plan rates, and fee increase requests  
  Online survey opens  
  Information session  
  Facebook Live Discussion with SGA  
  Information session and discussion with SGA Senate  
  Review interim survey results  
11/2/2018 @ 1:00 pm Board of Trustees discussion Lake Junaluska
  Information session  
  Survey closes  
  Review final survey results  
11/28/2018 @ 1:00 pm Information session and discussion with Chancellor's Leadership Council Blue Ridge A
  Meeting: Final vote on tuition & fee proposals  
  Committee recommendations submitted to Chancellor  
12/7/2018 Board of Trustees discussion and vote  



The membership of the Tuition and Fees Committee is appointed by the Chancellor.  UNC Policy dictates some members and student members were recommended by the SGA President to the Chancellor.

Sam Miller, Co-Chair
Student Affairs
Matthew Opinski, Co-Chair
Student Government Association
Nancy Brendell
David Steinbicker
Associate Vice Chancellor for Fiscal Affairs
Trina Orr
Director of Financial Aid
Brian Railsback
Faculty Senate
Hunter Yarborough
Staff Senate
Michael Caleb Queen
Alejandra Gonzalez-Cespedes
Rebecca Hart
Hannah Mitchell
Graduate Student Association
Haley McLeod
Drew Thomas (Non-voting)
Director of Acad. Affairs Res. & Business Operations
Alison Joseph (Non-voting)
Business Systems Analyst
Donna Reynolds (Non-voting)   
Executive Assistant
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