Economy

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Elite Smaller Colleges Struggle To Cover Financial Aid

College and university endowments have recovered most of the losses they sustained during the recession, now that the economy has begun to grow.

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John Kasich’s New Higher Education Funding Formula: Results Equal Funding

Ohio public colleges and universities can expect less state money in the coming years and a different way of distributing it.

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Ferris Criticizes State's Approach To Funding Higher Education; Calls Some Requirements 'Intrusive'

Ferris State University said a slight one-time boost to its annual state appropriation this year was a welcome change after years of cuts, but lawmakers should develop a sustainable way to fund higher education, according to the university’s most recent annual audit.

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Regents OK Raise For New UC Berkeley Chief

Nicholas B. Dirks will receive $50,000 more than his predecessor in a move opposed by Gov. Jerry Brown even though the money comes from private funds.

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Soaring College Administrative Costs Pit Bureaucrats Against Professors

Paul Robinson, chairman of Purdue University's faculty senate, strode through the halls of a 10- story concrete-and-glass administrative tower.

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University of Toledo Offers 'Innovative' Discounts Along With Freezes In Tuition, Living Costs

In a move called "innovative" by one higher-education official, the University of Toledo not only announced a freeze in academic and living costs but also added deep discounts to sweeten students' deals.

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New Jersey Colleges Working Fast to Use Funds Approved by Voters

College officials in New Jersey are making quick work of deciding how they hope to spend their portion of a $750 million higher education bond approved by voters on Election Day.

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U Of Washington Wants State To Lift Freeze On Salaries

The University of Washington wants the state Legislature to lift a pay freeze on university employees, and is asking the state to pick up some of the tab.

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Sullivan Wants UVM Tuition Hike Of Less Than 3 Percent

Next year’s tuition at the University of Vermont will increase less than 3 percent if the Board of Trustees follows a recommendation made by President Tom Sullivan.

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Gov. Rick Scott: Make College In Florida A Good Investment

The governor still doesn’t want to raise college tuition rates but appeared more willing to listen to a task force’s ideas on how to improve higher education.

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