According to a Birmingham Business Journal article, the University of North Alabama’s board of trustees has voted to raise tuition by 10.3 percent for the coming school year.  As I wrote here,

. . .  in the two decades since 1984, median tuition and fees increased 165 percent in private medical schools and by 312 percent in public medical schools, growing far more rapidly than the Consumer Price Index.  However, higher education, generally, has seen an unnatural increase in college and university tuition and costs.  Since 1982, cost of college tuition and fees have increased 439%. (PDF Report download: Measuring Up 2008 National and State Report Cards)

Remember our chart of the day a couple of months ago:

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