Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 7:44pm
After a long and stormy session, state legislators cobbled together a new version of a higher education reorganization plan Monday night that supporters hope to get the through the state Legislature despite unanswered questions about its cost.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 9:19pm
The Obama administration is pushing hard this week to keep the spotlight on its efforts to make college more affordable. On Tuesday, administration officials met with 10 college presidents who have agreed to include a consumer-friendly “shopping sheet” in the financial aid packages they send to incoming students.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 7:05pm
Gov. Christie lent guarded support to a bill introduced by Democratic legislative leaders Monday that would dramatically reshape higher education in New Jersey by drawing Rutgers-Camden closer to Rowan University and by breaking up the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 6:36pm
Ten private U.S. colleges and state university systems announced plans on Tuesday to be more upfront about the costs of higher education, including detailing the monthly loan payments students would face after graduation.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 7:28pm
Considerable support among business and civic leaders in Ruston and Shreveport notwithstanding, the Louisiana House of Representatives appears unwilling to yield the necessary 70 votes needed to merge Louisiana State University at Shreveport into Louisiana Tech University.