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University of North Carolina at Asheville
St. Mary's group presents new wage proposal
St. Mary's group presents new wage proposal

A group of faculty and students at St. Mary's College of Maryland, which charges the highest in-state tuition of Maryland's public institutions, is advocating a new wage structure it says would keep student costs down by establishing a "living wage" for the lowest-paid workers and capping top salaries. Students on campuses nationwide — including Harvard University, the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University — have long lobbied for so-called living wages that pay staff enough to comfortably afford to live in their communities. But the St. Mary's group says its plan would be the first to link the demand to the pay of academic and administrative...