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March 30, 2012MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Coffey

NW Regents Approve Tuition Hike

The Northwest Missouri State Board of Regents approved a 3% increase in tuition and a 3.5% increase in room and board during their meeting this afternoon on the Northwest campus.

Northwest vice-president of finance, Stacy Carrick, says the increase will help cover cuts in funding from the state of Missouri.

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The Northwest Board of Regents also approved a proposal to eliminate the dance minor from the school's curriculum but retain a tenured faculty position associated with the dance program previously slated to be cut. The board also approved the elimination of the family and consumers science education major.