Ivy Tech officials say a proposed tuition hike will help the statewide community college system make investments in key areas, including more faculty and better equipment.
The Board of Trustees will vote Thursday on a tuition increase of $20 per credit hour over the next two years – $5 each semester. That’s a more than 8% increase each year, compared to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education’s 2% recommendation. And it comes on the heels of a nearly 8% funding increase in the recently passed state budget.
The Prelude Project is an effort to cultivate and engage new and young audiences at Lafayette Symphony Orchestra (LSO) events. The initiative began last season and work will increase going forward with the help of an LSO committee dedicated to the task.
Executive Director Sara Mummey says symphonies across the country are doing similar initiatives. She says the goal is to create or grow future audiences.
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