Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 8:37pm
It’s what passes for good news on college costs these days: Private colleges and universities increased tuition 3.9 percent this fall, a rate well above overall inflation but the smallest increase in at least four decades, and substantially lower than prices have been rising at public universities.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 09/30/2012 - 8:19pm
Massachusetts lawmakers and education officials have proven time and again that they will turn the world upside to give a competitive edge to public school students in grades K-12. By comparison, a public college student could be drowning and expect nothing from the state but another faceful of water.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 7:48pm
As Louisiana’s colleges limp along after losing nearly half-a-billion dollars in state funding over the past four years, Southern University may emerge as the model for how universities restructure themselves going forward, higher education leaders said Wednesday.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 09/26/2012 - 10:47pm
University of Central Oklahoma kicked off its Always Central campaign on Tuesday. Although the announcement marked the official opening of the public phase of the campaign, the drive already has netted $30.4 million in donations.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 09/23/2012 - 7:05pm
E. Gordon Gee makes millions as president of Ohio State University, but a Dayton Daily News investigation found the university spends almost as much for Gee to travel the globe, throw parties, wine and dine donors, woo prospective faculty, hang out with students and staff and maintain a 9,600-square-foot mansion on 1.3 acres.