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Students criticize ‘U’ failed tuition increase proposal as debate surrounding endowment intensifies

A proposal to increase tuition by 1.9 percent for the 2020-2021 school year and add an additional $50 COVID-19 student fee failed to pass at the University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting Thursday morning.

The decision was widely talked about by students on social media, with many saying they were shocked by the University’s attempt to raise tuition, especially since the majority of students in a representative survey of the student body said they expected a tuition discount.