Students convince PSU president to lower tuition hike

May 16, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama


By Cory Ella

April 29, 2018

After students shared personal stories and held two strikes in response to impending tuition hikes, Portland State President Rahmat Shoureshi and the Board of Trustees agreed to lower the 2018–2019 tuition hike for in-state students from 4.98 to 3.95 percent.

According to Shoureshi, the difference—which amounts to about one million dollars—will come out of PSU’s five million dollar rainy day fund.

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