Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 5:44pm
UW-Madison will pay a search firm about $167,000 plus additional expenses to help the university identify and recruit candidates to be its next chancellor, according to a contract obtained by the State Journal.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 10/28/2012 - 5:53pm
Indiana college endowments are making a long climb back from the recession, but the recovery has been slow and frustrating for schools facing budget cuts and pressure to limit tuition increases and provide more financial aid.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 7:10pm
A series of faltering investments has Calvin College facing a budget shortfall by 2017, a scenario administrators expect to remedy by selling real estate holdings, eliminating academic programs and services, and reducing spending.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 9:41pm
Facing a $13 million deficit and an 11 percent drop in enrollment, Delgado Community College Chancellor Monty Sullivan on Tuesday announced freezes on travel, spending and non-essential hiring in an attempt to balance the budget. No pay cuts are planned, he said in an interview, but buyout packages to encourage early retirement are being considered.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 6:38pm
Budget cuts may force West Virginia colleges and universities to significantly raise student tuition, eliminate certain degree programs, lose key professors, furlough staff and reduce salaries, according to a letter from the head of the state's higher education system to state budget officials.