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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
David Rhode, Co-Chair Student Government Association
Nancy Brendell Bursar
Alison Joseph Business Systems Analyst
Trina Orr Director of Financial Aid
Roya Scales Faculty Senate
Colby Deitz Staff Senate
Jack Stuckey Student
Kasson Mitchell Student
Amber Flowers Student
Alexis Rutishauser Graduate Student Association
Aaron Speyer Student
Drew Thomas (Non-voting) Director of Acad. Affairs Res. & Business Operations
Donna Reynolds (Non-voting) Executive Assistant


Committee Schedule

Date Event
August Tuition and Fee Committee Appointed
September Meetings Scheduled
Monday, 9/30/19 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
Monday, 10/7/19 T&F Meeting: discuss information sessions, review proposed room, meal plan, and book rental rates | Keith Corzine, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Services and Robert Walker, Director of Campus Services
10/12/2019-10/20/2019 Fall Break – No meeting
Monday, 10/21/2019 T & F Meeting, review draft survey
Monday, 10/28/19 T & F Meeting, review proposed Academic Fee increase | Richard Starnes, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs | Kim Winter, Dean, College of Education and Allied Professions | Ericka Zimmerman, Associate Professor & Director, School of Health Sciences | George Brown, Dean, College of Fine and Performing Arts
Monday, 10/28/19 T & F Information Session w/ Student Government Association
Wednesday, 10/30/2019 T & F Information Session - 12:00 p.m. - Catamount Room
Sunday, 11/3/19 T & F Information Session (6:00 p.m. SGA Instagram)
Monday, 11/4/19 T & F Meeting, review Summer School Tuition and Fees, review proposed Student Activity Fee increase, review draft survey | Jeff Hughes, Director of Campus Activities and Kellie Angelo Monteith, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health & Wellness
Tuesday, 11/5/19 T & F Information Session - 5:00 p.m. - Catamount Room
Friday, 11/8/2019 Board of Trustees discussion
Monday, 11/11/19 T & F Meeting,review proposed Athletic Fee increase | Randy Eaton, Director of Athletics
Wednesday, 11/13/2019 Close survey
Monday, 11/18/2019 T&F Meeting: Committee votes on Tuition and Fee recommendations
Monday, 11/25/19 Committee Recommendations sent to the Chancellor
  Presentation to Chancellor’s Leadership Council
Friday, 12/6/2019 WCU Board of Trustees meeting on tuition and fees
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