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U Of Minnesota Offers Tuition Freeze For More State Money

University of Minnesota students could save more than $2,000 each during their college careers

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At Many Top Public Universities, Intercollegiate Sports Come at an Academic Price

Public colleges and universities that compete in N.C.A.A. Division I sports spend three to six times as much on each athlete as they do to educate each of their students, according to a new report by the Delta Cost Project at the American Institutes for Research.

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N.D. Higher Education: Shirvani Makes Pitch For Adding More University Staff

Chancellor Hamid Shirvani made an early pitch to legislators Monday to justify why the University System should expand its staff by 30 workers instead of the seven new employees included in Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s budget proposal

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Higher Ed Advocates Focus on Retirement Benefits

While higher education issues seem hidden behind state gun control and uranium mining discussions at the Capitol so far, professors from Virginia Commonwealth University and other schools are urging legislators to improve retirement benefits for public university and college employees.

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The Scary Economics Of Higher Education

At the corner of Fifth Avenue and 14th Street in Manhattan, you can see higher education’s ambitions reaching to the sky. The New School’s 16-story University Center nears completion at a cost of $353 million.

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Rep. Larsen: Fiscal Cliff Could Affect Higher Education

Although Congress avoided taking the country over the ‘fiscal cliff’ with a tax cut agreement earlier this month, a delayed decision on spending cuts could have a big impact on higher education.

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Minnesota Should Cut Tuition For Minnesotans

In recent years, both the University of Minnesota system and the North Dakota University System decided to keep out-of-state tuition low.

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Higher-Ed Tuition Freeze Offered For More State Funding

Washington's six public-college presidents say they will freeze tuition levels for the next two years if the Legislature will increase higher-education funding by $225 million.

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U Of Minnesota President Says Progress Made In Trimming Administration

The University of Minnesota prepares to ask legislators to approve a $1.8 billion budget as some lawmakers question a Wall Street Journal story that showed the school has an excessive administration budget.

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