FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick Community College has approved a $47.7 million budget that includes tuition increases and employee pay raises.

The Frederick News-Post reports that the board of trustees passed the fiscal 2013 budget Wednesday.

It includes increasing the tuition for in-country students from $106 to $109 per credit hour. It also features a salary
step-increase for employees and a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment.

The operating budget includes funding for four new full-time faculty members and two part-time clinical coordinator positions.

The new faculty will teach human services, English, math and heating, ventilation and air-conditioning.
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