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Daniels Unsure Of Lobbying As Purdue President

Gov. Mitch Daniels' legal staff is trying to determine whether he can lobby state lawmakers when he takes over as president of Purdue University.

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Use Surplus To Boost University Endowments (Opinion)

By devoting a share of the money to the endowments, North Dakotans can make the surplus work for them for generations.

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Kaplan University To Lay Off 200, Mostly In South Florida

Due to declining enrollment, Kaplan University said Wednesday it is laying off 200 admissions workers, primarily in its Fort Lauderdale, Plantation and Boca Raton offices. Kaplan has been downsizing as it struggles with fallen enrollment and investigations into its sales tactics.

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Oklahoma College Students Will See Tuition And Fee Increases During Fall Semester

Students at all of Oklahoma's public colleges and universities can expect to pay more in tuition and fees next year. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education approved tuition and mandatory fee increases Thursday.

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With Enrollment Falling, Grand Rapids Community College Institutes Hiring Freeze

Facing a steep decline in enrollment for fall semester, Grand Rapids Community College has instituted a hiring freeze for all positions across the college, President Steven Ender announced Monday.

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Ouster of UVA President Was Justified -- Sullivan's Dismissal Highlights What's Wrong With Higher Education Today (Opinion)

Higher education is in crisis, and leaders like Teresa Sullivan, the recently dismissed University of Virginia president, bear a heavy burden of responsibility for not effectively leading.

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FAU Approves 15 Percent Tuition Increase

Florida Atlantic University plans to seek a hefty tuition increase for the fall, despite growing concerns about the rising costs of a college.

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UL System Leader Urges Reworking Of College Cuts

The leader of the University of Louisiana System said Monday he's asked the state's top higher education board to scrap its method for divvying up dollars among Louisiana's public colleges, saying the formula is inappropriate to use with budget cuts.

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Sullivan's Dismissal A Sign Of The Times?

The resignation of University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan caught most by surprise, but her departure reflects economic and financial pressures facing universities and colleges across the country, experts say.

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LSU Board Is Urged To Fine-Tune Approach To Budget Cuts

With state budget cuts expected to reduce the money going to the Louisiana State University system by about 6.8 percent, a member of the Board of Supervisors is calling for a more surgical approach to reductions than the current across-the-board cuts now being contemplated.

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