Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Sun, 06/23/2013 - 5:04pm
A new model for performance-based funding of higher education failed to make its way through the Missouri General Assembly during the spring session, but Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg, plans to raise the issue again next year.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 1:39pm
Ohio University trustees know that $585 million is a lot of debt to take on over the next five years. But interest rates are at historically low levels, they said. And it would be money well-spent if it keeps students, faculty and staff from walking away from the school because so many buildings are in need of major repairs.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 2:46pm
Once again, in our contentious Congress, the sideshow is upstaging the circus. While our representatives are busy defining what kind of political science research the National Science Foundation is allowed to fund, they are overlooking the big picture — that the humanities and social sciences, not just the physical and life sciences, are also vital to the future of this country.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 11:09am
Virginia General Assembly's Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission report found that most spending at four-year institutions is on student housing, intercollegiate athletics and other “auxiliary enterprises.”
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Mon, 06/10/2013 - 2:54pm
Gov. Rick Perry is being urged to add more than $2 billion in backlogged university construction projects onto the agenda of the special legislative session amid warnings that further delay could impair the quest for excellence in Texas higher education.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 3:51pm
As Kansas University officials bemoaned legislative budget cuts this week, Kansas Board of Regents member Ed McKechnie wondered if those cuts could be alleviated somewhat by diverting funds that KU received in another area — but didn't request.