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Gov. Rick Scott Will Reject Tuition Increase

Gov. Rick Scott and his fellow Republican lawmakers are poised for a budget battle over raising college tuition by 8 percent. Scott opposes the move.

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Gov. Chris Christie Outlines Plan To Overhaul UMDNJ

Two days after unveiling plans for a sweeping overhaul of the state’s medical schools, Gov. Chris Christie came to sell it to the New Jersey Hospital Association.

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College Presidents Wary Of Obama Cost-Control Plan

Fuzzy math, Illinois State University’s president called it. “Political theater of the worst sort,” said the University of Washington’s head.

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Cap On New Cal State Campus Presidents' Pay Urged

The California State University board chairman wants the executives' compensation to be no more than 10% above what their predecessors made.

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President Obama: 'Higher Education Can't Be A Luxury - It Is An Economic Imperative'

Barack Obama offered a sneak preview tonight of what many are expecting will be a major topic of discussion when he visits Ann Arbor on Friday: college affordability.

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Florida Lawmakers' Focus Turns To Higher Ed

Nothing proposed yet, but Brevard and area colleges, universities take talk to heart

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Accountability Sought From U of Calif., Calif State U Systems

California's public colleges and universities are changing too many rules unilaterally and should be more accountable to the public, the state's independent Legislative Analyst's Office said in a report released last week.

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NH House Approves Allowing Guns On Campus

Ignoring a threatened veto, New Hampshire's House voted Wednesday to strip colleges of their right to prohibit guns on their campuses.

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With Lobbying Blitz, For-Profit Colleges Diluted New Rules

Last year, the Obama administration vowed to stop for-profit colleges from luring students with false promises. In an opening volley that shook the $30 billion industry, officials proposed new restrictions to cut off the huge flow of federal aid to unfit programs.

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