New Orleans' struggling economy was a "big factor" in a proposal by the Rev. Kevin Wildes, president of Loyola University, to raise tuition, reports the Maroon. "New Orleans has become a more expensive place to live," and faculty and staff need wage and salary hikes to keep up, he said.
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PHOTO CAPTION: December 16, 2005Workers at Loyola University in New Orleans clean up the campus in preparation for the school's January reopening.