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K-State in the news today

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Friday, June 18, 2021

National/International

* Regents approve slight K-State tuition increase, change in fee structure
6/17/21 Yahoo! News (from The Manhattan Mercury)
K-State President Richard Myers sought a new structure that aims to make the tuition and fee structure more transparent. The increase amounts to $3.80 per credit hour over the approved tuition rate for the 2021 academic year — from $312.50 per credit hour to $316.30 for in-state students. For students taking a 15-hour course load, that is $57 more per semester for a total of $4,744 in tuition. Required fees would be $465.50 per semester, not counting program-specific fees.

Regional/State

Wheat prices open opportunity for swine diets
6/17/21 High Plains Journal
Kansas State University swine nutritionists say that lower prices for wheat compared to other commodities currently makes it a good value for pig diets.

Local

* K-State offers cost break for in-state students tuition
6/17/21 WIBW
Kansas State University announced Thursday morning they will offer a cost break of tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year for in-state students.

Summer STEM Institute offers hands-on learning for USD 383 students
6/18/21 The Manhattan Mercury
Students in the K-State College of Education lead the classes, both as a volunteer opportunity and a way to earn credit toward their teaching degrees. Lori Goodson, associate professor in the College of Education and K-State coordinator for the STEM Camp, said that experience helps alleviate whatever stress the students might be feeling as they embark on their teaching career.

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