MSC Students Vote to Pay More Fees to Pay Profs More $

By: Natalie Pallone Email
By: Natalie Pallone Email

Mesa State College students voted this week to increase their fees by $5 per credit hour to cover pay raises to their instructors.

The $5 fee hike could create almost $700,000 in additional revenues, which the school says will go toward facultiy compensation.

The measure passed with 79% in favor of the hike and 21% against.

Mesa State Spokeswoman Dana Nunn says the results show that students are dedicated to retaining and attracting quality faculty for the school.

In the election students also voted to re-elect Student Body President Adam Davenport, along with electing a vice president and seven senators.

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