Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education is giving its 14 universities, including Bloomsburg, more control over tuition rates. The new policy is part of a larger redesign effort to stabilize the system in the face of declining enrollment, rising costs, and stagnant state funding. To help students plan ahead, tuition will be announced earlier in the year and set in tentative two-year increments. Schools will also have more flexibility in awarding student aid. Tuition plans will need to be approved by the system's Board of Governors.