Tromp named Boise State president

Marlene Tromp comes from the University of California at Santa Cruz, where she has served as provost and executive vice chancellor since 2017. Her hire completes a search 17 months in the making.

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State Board approves tuition and fee increases

The student tuition and fee increases will range from 4.9 percent to 6.1 percent — and it comes after lawmakers gave the higher education system a 3.5 percent increase from tax coffers.

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Settlement reached in Shoshone sexual discrimination case

A former student filed a federal lawsuit in December 2017, saying she was denied an education after reporting an on-campus sexual assault. Details of the settlement were not disclosed, the Associated Press reported.

Superintendent Ybarra’s schedule: April 22-25

Ybarra will begin her post-legislative session meetings with local educators, and take part in a State Board of Education conference call to vote on a new Boise State University president.

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