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R.I. Higher Ed Board Wants to Freeze Tuition

Keeping their promise to hold the line on tuition and fee hikes at the state's three public colleges, the Board of Governors for Higher Education's finance committee unanimously approved a budget for 2013-2014 Thursday morning that would freeze tuition and fees at the current year levels.

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Foundations Provide Money for N.M. Higher Ed Bonds

New Mexico colleges and universities are banking on a statewide advertising campaign to help avoid a repeat of two years when voters rejected a property tax-backed statewide bond proposal to finance renovation and construction projects for higher education.

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Getting the Most Value from Your Audit Dollar

Today, colleges and universities are facing greater scrutiny and more intense financial pressures than ever before. There is questioning of the basic premise of the value of a college education and degree. As tuition and fees climb to once-unimaginable levels, the public is examining the costs and there are calls for reigning in higher education spending. Public funding of research, financial aid and subsidies for public institutions is declining, while at the same time, there are demands for greater accountability in how public funds are being spent.

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How to Stop Your Institution from Drowning in Financial Aid

During the last decade, institutionally funded financial aid has increased much faster than other institutional expenses and the higher education system as a whole. Many institutions now are saturated with financial aid costs which, on average, are more than one-third of total institutional expenses.

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Linda Medley Named VP of Institutional Advancement, Louisville Seminary

Linda Medley has been named VP of Institutional Advancement at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. She will join the staff Nov. 19.

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Six Ways to Secure Funding for New Tech Investments

Finding funding for new technology investments in higher education can often seem overwhelming and stressful given the current economic environment. However, there are strategies available to support new technological initiatives. Administrators just need to do their homework and remain persistent to secure the funding needed to deploy these essential advancements.

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Funding Lecture Capture in Higher Education

This paper by the Center for Digital Education covers the various ways institutions are successfully funding lecture capture solutions.

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Career Education Finance Chief Resigns; Shares Fall

For-profit education company Career Education Corp reports Michael Graham, its CFO of five years, has resigned, sending the firm's shares down 8 percent after the bell.

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Small College Guide to Financial Health: Weathering Turbulent Times

In this timely book, financial consultant and experienced college administrator Mike Townsley examines the financial and strategic resources that private colleges and universities must have in place to withstand the storm.

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Ways and Means Subcommittee Examines Oversight of Exempt Organizations, Form 990, UBIT

On July 25, the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee convened a hearing to examine the growing complexity of tax-exempt organizations, the revised 990, and unrelated business income tax (UBIT) issues. This was the second hearing this year that focused on nonprofit tax issues. Joanne DeStefano, Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Cornell University, had testified on behalf of NACUBO at a May 16 hearing that touched on similar issues.

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