LIVE: Friday Night Rivals

LIVE: Friday Night Rivals

  • Gallatin vs. Hendersonville

    09/19/14 07:05:18 PM

    Watch the Gallatin vs. Hendersonville Friday Nights Rival game tonight on our sister station, MyTV30. Game starts at 7 p.m. click here for more

WZTV - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Tenn. Board of Regents to Discuss Tuition Hike for Colleges Today, Vote Friday

Stream WZTV Fox 17 Newscasts LIVE starting with Fox 17 This Morning at 5am and News at 9pm.


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Some Tennessee college students could see a nearly 9 percent hike in tuition this fall.

   The Tennessee Board of Regents oversees six state universities, 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology.

   It's proposing a 6.9 percent tuition increase for its universities, 5.8 percent for community colleges and 8.5 percent for its technical institutions.

   Board members are scheduled to vote on the hikes this Thursday.
   Most students in the University of Tennessee system will see a 6 percent hike in tuition.

   The UT Board of Trustees is also scheduled to vote on the increase on Thursday.

   The hikes are mostly a result of state revenue shortfalls that prevented the Legislature from appropriating new funds.


Follow us on Twitter @wztv_fox17 and LIKE us on Facebook for updates.