Thomas More College to add fees for books

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Associated Press

Posted on March 21, 2014 at 5:01 PM

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. (AP) — Thomas More College President Dave Armstrong says the institution will add a new set of fees next fall to cover the cost of books and eliminating a separate tab for the materials.

Armstrong told The Kentucky Enquirer (http://cin.ci/1iLkGW5 ) fees would increase by about $600 per year. The move replaces the current system, whereby students pay about $720 in fees each year, covering everything from technology to facilities. But they have paid for their books — which can cost upward of $1,000 a year or more — separately.

Under the new system, all the fees would be consolidated into one $1,350 annual fee, including instructional materials.

The new fee system comes on the heels of plans to start a marching band, a women's lacrosse program and an athletic training major.

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Information from: The Kentucky Enquirer, http://www.nky.com

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