Board of Curators to discuss tuition and fee increases this week

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 6:40 p.m. CST; updated 1:48 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 2, 2012

COLUMBIA — To help cope with Gov. Jay Nixon's proposed 15.1 percent cut to higher education next year, the University of Missouri System is proposing an average tuition increase of 6.5 percent to UM campuses.