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Rutgers University Announces Campus Fee Cut For Tuition This Fall

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) -- Rutgers University now says it will give students a discount this fall as many classes move online.

Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway announced a 15% cut in the so-called "campus fee."

That means a discount of at least $300 for full-time undergraduate students.

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CBS2 has also learned Holloway is donating part of his salary.

This comes after a student petition calling for lower tuition got nearly 30,000 signatures.

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