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Governor Launches Tennessee Higher Ed Review Next Week

Gov. Bill Haslam will assemble business, legislative and higher education leaders for a meeting at the governor's residence next week that will kick off his review of the state's college and university systems.

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A College Education Isn't For Everyone (Opinion)

In President Barack Obama’s 2012 State of the Union address, he said that “higher education can’t be a luxury. It is an economic imperative that every family in America should be able to afford.” Such talk makes for political points, but there’s no evidence that a college education is an economic imperative.

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Higher Education: Academic Vs. Corporate Values? (Opinion)

The right question to ask is how any given institution of higher education should attack its long-range ambitions.

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MSU, Detroit Collaborate On Work Center For Urban Food Technology

Michigan State University and the city of Detroit announced a joint project Wednesday to position Detroit into a work center for urban food system technology and development.

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N.J. Lawmakers Pass Bill For Rutgers-Rowan-UMDNJ Merger

In a historic day for higher education in New Jersey, both houses of the state Legislature approved a sweeping overhaul today that will break up and merge parts of three of the state’s largest public universities.

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The Crisis in Higher Education: How Civic Engagement Can Save Higher Education (Part I)(Opinion)

In the midst of the most significant global economic crisis in more than 80 years, higher education faces an acute crisis of resources, organization and legitimization. Colleges and universities find themselves in a double bind, one external and economic and the other internal and existential. Public tolerance is withering for increasing tuition as legislative appropriations shrink and student debt continues to grow.

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Texas A&M Plans To Buy Texas Wesleyan’s Law School In Fort Worth

Texas A&M University plans to buy Texas Wesleyan University's law school in Fort Worth, officials with both institutions announced today.

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Alabama A&M Trustees Approve Tuition Increase, Slashing Of 6 Degree Programs

The Alabama A&M board of trustees on Friday raised tuition 5 percent and axed six degree programs, while adding three new ones.

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College Of Idaho Class Brings Life Back To Basics

In a scene more akin to "Little House on the Prairie" than most visions of campus life, Rahul Sharma and Natasha Rooney feed chickens, wrangle rabbits and pull weeds as part of their college experience.

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TSU Professor Sues Tennessee Board Of Regents

State board accused of secretly meeting to ruin university

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