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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.


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
Rebecca Hart, Co-Chair Student Government Association
Alison Joseph Budget Office
Estefany Gordillo-Rivas Student
Carol Hicks Staff Senate
Dawson Spencer Graduate Student Association
Katerina Spasovska Faculty Senate
Ryley Pope Student
Harol Sarmiento Student
Nancy Brendell Bursar/Student Accounts
Rebecca Hart Student
Trina Orr Financial Aid
Valentine Pursey Student


Committee Schedule

For questions or concerns regarding the Tuition and Fee process please contact the Student Affairs Office.

Date Event
August Tuition and Fee Committee Appointed
September Meetings Scheduled
September 27
4:00 pm
T & F Meeting: Introductions, charge to committee, review timeline, review instructions from UNC-GA (if available), review Financial Aid metrics. | Trina Orr, Director of Financial Aid
October 4
4:00 pm
T & F Meeting: discuss information sessions, review proposed room rates
     Bryant Barnett, Executive Director of Residential Living
October 11
4:00 pm
T & F Meeting: review proposed Academic and Athletic fee increases
     Kim Winter, Dean, College of Education and Allied Professions
     Alex Gary, Director of Athletics
October 25
1:30 pm
Chancellor's Leadership Council Discussion
October 25
4:00 pm
T&F Meeting: Review proposed Meal Plans and rates
     Robert Walker, Director, Auxiliary Services
October 25
6:00 pm
T & F Information Session with Student Government Association
October 26 Tuition and Fee Survey Opens
October 27
12:15 pm
T & F Information Webinar -
November 2
6:00 pm 
T & F Information Webinar -
November 4-5 Board of Trustees Discussion
November 14 Tuition and Fee Survey Closes
November 15 4:00 pm T & F Meeting: Review Survey Results and Vote on Tuition and Fee Recommendations
November 16 Committee Recommendations sent to the Chancellor
December 3 WCU Board of Trustees meeting on tuition and fees
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