Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1961 NO. 47 >

(1) Under chapter 13, Laws of 1961, Ex. Sess., the legislature limited the total fees (tuition and other fees, except those specifically excluded) at the colleges of education for resident students to a total of $230.00.(2) The limitation does not include fees which may be charged for summer sessions inasmuch as the act specifically excludes those sessions.(3) All fees except those specifically excluded are included in the $230.00 limitation.

AGO 1960 NO. 118 >

(1) A faculty member of one of the colleges of education who voluntarily elected to become a member of the retirement program of Teachers' Insurance and Annuity Association (T.I.A.A.) after that program was adopted by the college, may not, at will, re establish [[reestablish]] or return to active membership in the retirement system.  (2) A faculty member who can clearly and definitely establish that he was denied the right to continue in active membership in the Teachers' Retirement System because of a mistake of law on the part of the college, should be allowed to rectify the mistake by paying into the system all back contributions which would have been paid by an active member during the period.

AGO 1954 NO. 333 >

Trustees of the colleges of education cannot authorize tuition charges as to students, other than extension students enrolled therein, but may authorize the assessment of special fees for special or extra classes and activities.

AGO 1954 NO. 350 >

Proposed legislation to allow the colleges of education to make a reasonable tuition charge would not contravene Art. XXVI and Art. IX, sec. 2, of Wash. Constitution.