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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.

Committee Schedule

September Tuition and Fee Committee Appointed and Meetings Scheduled
Wednesday, 10/3/2018 | 5:00pm | UC Rogers Room T&F Meeting: Introductions, charge to committee, review timeline, review instructions from UNC-GA, review Financial Aid metrics.
10/8/-10/12/2018 Fall Break
Wednesday, 10/17/2018 | 5:00pm | UC Cardinal Room T&F Meeting: discuss information sessions, review draft survey, review proposed room and meal plan rates
Monday, 10/22/2018 Open Survey
Monday, 10/22/2018 | 6:00pm | UC Multipurpose Room T&F Information Session w/ Student Government Association
Wednesday, 10/24/2018 | 5:00pm | UC Cardinal Room T&F Meeting
Tuesday, 10/30/2018 | 5:30pm | UC Raleigh Room T&F Information Session
Wednesday, 10/31/2018 | 5:00pm | UC Cardinal Room T&F Meeting
Friday, 11/2/2018 Board of Trustees discussion
Wednesday, 11/7/2018 | 12:00pm | UC Raleigh Room T&F Information Session
Sunday, 11/11/2018 | 6:00 pm Instagram Live Discussion
Monday, 11/12/2018 | 11:00 pm Close Survey
Tuesday, 11/13/2018 Review final survey results via email distribution
Wednesday, 11/14/2014 | 5:00pm | UC Cardinal Room T&F Meeting: Committee votes on Tuition and Fee recommendations
Thursday, 11/15/2018 Committee Recommendations sent to the Chancellor
Wednesday, 11/28/2018 Presentation to Chancellor’s Leadership Council
Friday, 12/7/2018 WCU Board of Trustees meeting on tuition and fees
  T&F Information Session (SGA Facebook )



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 Bursar
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 Student
Alejandra Gonzalez-Cespedes Student
Rebecca Hart Student
Hannah Mitchell Graduate Student Association
Haley McLeod Student
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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