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Utah Regents Reel Back Raises For College, University Presidents

Bowing to pressure from the governor, the Utah State Board of Regents has rescinded pay hikes it awarded last month to college and university presidents in an effort to bring compensation in line with their out-of-state peers.

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Univ. of Colorado President Bruce Benson Warns Of Deeper Budget Cuts

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson will hold a town hall meeting on the Boulder campus on Oct. 26, partly to discuss the fiscal challenges the university is facing.

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Why Michigan Universities Merit Scrutiny As Government Reinvents Itself (Editorial)

In an era of government reinvention, Michigan universities should be in for close scrutiny along with every other taxpayer-funded operation in the state. The state’s institutions of higher education operate independently of one another, provide duplicative programs and are becoming increasingly difficult for middle-class families to afford.

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College Kids Teach Florida International Univ. Administrators The Value Of Hard Work

Hundreds of students at Florida International University were furious at reductions in FIU’s work-study program, and on Thursday school administrators backed down from those planned cuts.

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Okla. Lawmaker Critical Of Higher Ed Spending

A Republican lawmaker who unsuccessfully tried to cut nearly $192 million in funding for Oklahoma's colleges and universities said Wednesday that he hopes to revive the proposal next year.

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CU-Boulder Sees 23% Spike In Job Postings For Grads

Increase follows last year's 9% jump in postings

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Bresciani Challenges University Community To Be Proponents For ND State Univ

North Dakota State University has stopped its “financial slide” and has a balanced budget. But a new funding model is needed to correct the history of unfair funding NDSU has received for years.

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Louisiana State U Students Unhappy About Swine Farm Closure

Louisiana State University agriculture students are upset about LSU Agricultural Center plans to shut down its swine farm. About 40 LSU students met Tuesday with faculty leaders and LSU College of Agriculture Dean Kenneth Koonce to express their frustrations about the decision that will affect the university's animal sciences program and more.

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Seton Hall Will Lower Tuition Rate By $21K To Match Rutgers For Some Incoming Freshmen

In an unusual move, Seton Hall University will reduce its tuition by more than $21,000 next year for incoming freshmen who have high SAT scores and graduate in the top 10 percent of their class, school officials said today.

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