New suites will negatively affect low-income students

With new suite style residence halls rising up on campus replacing Nair and Wilkinson Halls, there seems to have been too little discussion on the implications of this for our students’ wallets.
Yes, there is plenty of research out there that college students prefer this style of housing, and yes there are many other schools with whom we compete that have these amenities. The real questions are about affordability. Will Clarion students be able to afford this style of living on campus? Will the new residence halls make us more competitive in terms of style and less in terms of price?

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