California State University is seeking to impose a series of new fees on some students next fall designed to encourage them to graduate faster and free up thousands more classroom seats.
The proposals were released Thursday, two days after the passage of Proposition 30, a tax measure that allowed the university to rescind a $249-per-semester tuition increase that took effect in the fall. Voter approval of the proposition means the university will avoid a $250-million funding cut in January, after absorbing a $750-million cut last year.
The new plan would raise about $30 million in annual revenues, mainly by increasing enrollment, officials said. Cal State's 23 campuses serve about 427,000 students. Annual undergraduate tuition is set at $5,472.
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