Interviewees discuss student responses to increases in tuition and student fees.
Beginnings of Fee Referenda
T. Greg Doucette discusses the implementation and operation of the first fee referenda in the early 2000s.
Chained by Tuition
Adam Compton describes the "Chained by Tuition" campaign organized by student government and brought before the Board of Trustees.
Endorsing the New Talley Student Union
Robert Andrew "Andy" Walsh recalls the his first vote as a student senator and the controversy surrounding the new Talley Student Center fee referendum.
Lobbying the General Assembly Against $500 Tuition Surcharge
Rajesh Mirchandani recalls being a voice for students opposed to a proposed $500 tuition surcharge and lobbying against it.
Opposition to Student Fees
Evelyn Reiman discusses how her proposals for fee increases, which she believed necessary to support staffing, buildings, and infrastructure, led to intense relationships with student leaders because of general student opposition.
Politics of Tuition Increases
Harold Pettigrew talks about how, during NC State Board of Trustees discussions on tuition increases, he as the Student Body President had to balance the needs of the university with representing the student perspective.
Student Government Reacts to Fee Increases
Stephen Rea discusses the Student Government reaction to proposed fee increases during the heightened inflation of 1980.