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50th Anniversary: college tuition defined

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This story from the Feb. 17, 1965, issue of the Auburn Globe described the announcement by then-President Dr. Melvin Lindbloom of the various tuition rates and fees for attending Green River.

Here's a sampling of the cost of education from that era: Washington state residents, $60 per quarter; non-residents, $150 per quarter; transcripts, 50 cents; and $8 was the minimum cost for a class.