The Board of Regents announced the elimination of the SIF as a result of an increase in state support, and the SIF appears to be on track to be eliminated in time for the 22-23 academic year. This means that graduate students will no longer pay $1,032/yr after taxes in order to work as GRAs/GTAs. It tookquite some time to get to this point and advocacy in this space has often been a complicated slog. But, we got there, and the outcome is very positive for students and for our collaborative training environment.
You can read more about the changes here:https://www.usg.edu/news/release/board_of_regents_approves_no_tuition_increase_at_25_of_26_institutions_for_the_2022_23_academic_year