Lone Star College System lays out new budget, tuition increaseLone Star College System lays out new budget, tuition increasehttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=144752016-09-16T05:00:00Z2016-09-16T20:00:00Z

​​HOUSTON AREA - Lone Star College System (LSCS) has increased tuition by $2 per credit hour amid rising student enrollment this semester.

Funding from the state for the 2016-17 budget has not changed.

During an August 4 board meeting, the LSCS board of trustees approved a $347.7 million budget for the 2016-17 school year. 

A public hearing for the proposed tax rate of $10.78 per $100 of valuation will be held September 14 and 19.

The board will make a final decision during the October 6 board meeting.

In addition to the tuition increase, the budget includes a $4 per credit hour increase in differential fees. 

This semester, LSCS hired 20 new faculty members, and all full-time and part-time employees will receive a 2 percent pay increase, according to the adopted budget.

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