Amy Kweskin, current associate vice chancellor for finance and treasurer, has been named vice chancellor for finance and chief financial officer by Chancellor Mark Wrighton.
Administrators highlighted Washington University’s efforts to cut costs without affecting services at a public forum on Wednesday morning, At the beginning of 2013, the University retained the services of Huron Consulting Group to find methods to reduce expenditures in four areas where other universities have implemented similar measures.
Though tuition has been steadily increasing every year in memory, students are still frustrated with the administration’s low prioritization of affordability.
Tuition for the 2012-2013 year will be $42,500—a 3.8 percent increase over tuition for the 2011-2012 year—announced Barbara Feiner, vice chancellor for finance, on Thursday. It is an increase of $1,550 from the 2011-2012 year’s tuition of $40,950.
Washington University’s most recent tuition increase of 4.2 percent, from $37,800 for the 2009-2010 academic year to $39,400 for the 2010-2011 academic year, is expected to be right on par with the rest of the nation’s universities.
Undergraduate tuition at Washington University will be $39,400 for the 2010-11 academic year, a 4.2 percent increase over the 2009-2010 tuition of $37,800, the administration announced Thursday.
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