Jay chats with Tommy Finch and Lev Comolli from KU Against Rising Tuition
Email them at FightingTuition@gmail.com
Call them at (785) 218 – 9701
Visit them at www.Facebook.com/KUAgainstRisingTuition
KUART is a student organization representing the student body in combating rising costs in higher education. We are a political organization advocating for progressive economic and political policies to provide more affordable education and strengthen our community. Our vision is to create an environment where students from all backgrounds have an opportunity for more affordable education.
KUART coordinates the student body into an effective entity under the banner of our organization. We plan to push the momentum of student and institutional support through our political action committee and directly challenge the Kansas legislative. We fight for progressive economic policies to provide more affordable higher education in the state of Kansas.
Our organization was founded in September of 2016 by Co-Founders, Tommy Finch and Lev Comolli
KUART has an organized and structured leadership, consisting of traditional and nontraditional students
Extensive research regarding tuition, policies, and economics of KU and Kansas
State Funding has decreased over $130 million, in constant dollars, since 1991 – reported by KU OIRP
In-State Tuition has almost tripled since 2002 with Consumer Price Index accounted
Strong social media presence with over 2K likes on FB page, 3K views on FB video, and Steve Wozniak comment on “We Are KUART” video
The Benefits of Their Organization:
We organize the student body of Kansas to invest themselves in their community and campus as never before. We strengthen people’s unique talents and abilities to reinforce their leadership capabilities. Our organization is dedicated to providing an affordable atmosphere for our student body and creating strong leaders to invest in our community.