Wright State votes to increase student fees

FAIRBORN, Ohio (WDTN) – Wright State University is holding a public presentation Thursday morning to discuss their budget issues.

Thursday’s meeting will address the budget for the 2018 fiscal year following a closed door meeting.

If you missed the meeting live watch it here:

This is after the university announced financial troubles back in May when they proposed $30 million dollars in cuts to get back on track.

RELATED: Wright State University to cut 71 jobs, leave 107 more vacant

The cuts include slashing 70 jobs and leaving more than 100 positions that are currently filled vacant.

The university voted to increase student fees in 2018

Wright State estimates it will save about $14 million dollars annually and they release a list of goals for the new budget including to bring restoring reserves.

In addition Wright State is proposing to cut the men and women swim teams, reducing travel and overtime, and also decreasing the amount of money spent on repairs and scholarships.

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