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UMass may widen financial assistance

Funding is tied to a fee increase; Needy students would benefit

By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / February 10, 2009

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The University of Massachusetts system, facing sharp cuts in state funding, is poised to sharply raise student fees next school year and use the extra money to dramatically expand financial aid for low- and moderate-income students. (Full article: 910 words)

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