Finance

Finance

Incoming freshmen may face stricter HOPE standards

Tennessee’s Senate passed a bill April 16 that could reduce some HOPE scholarship awards by half by 2015. Senate Bill 2514 may decrease the amount students receive if they are unable to satisfy both the minimum grade point average and ACT score required to get the full amount of $4,000. […]

Finance

Fee increases come one step closer to approval

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Business and Finance Committee passed several of Tech’s fee increase requests. During the telephone meeting, held on Monday, the business and finance committee passed Tech fee increase requests, including a raise in mandatory fees and non-mandatory fees. The committee unanimously passed the mandatory fee requests […]

Finance

Tech’s increasing tuition could lower federal funding

President Obama’s proposal to keep college affordable could have negative consequences for Tech. The proposal directly links a college’s eligibility for federal aid programs with its tuitions affordability. The plan will impact $3 billion in federal aid money known as campus-based aid that is used for programs like Work Study. […]