Government Regulations

Ann McClure's picture

Colleges Roll Back Faculty Hours In Response To Obamacare

Fast food restaurants aren't the only places cutting employee hours to avoid paying for health care. College adjunct faculty are also seeing their hours reduced.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Lawmakers Consider Nixing Mandatory Health Insurance For N.J. College Students

What’s more important? Affordable higher education or health care coverage?

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

California Lawmaker's Bill Pushes College Degree For $10,000

The degree would be available to students majoring in science, technology, engineering or math disciplines.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Regulating U.S. Colleges for Student Debts Seen Winning Support

After a decade of resistance from universities, Congress is poised to take on college prices amid a groundswell of anger about tuition outpacing inflation and family incomes, leaving borrowers with $1 trillion in debt.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Pell Grant Cuts Have Disproportionate Impact On Troy University

Pell grant cuts that cost nearly 5,000 Alabama college students their federal aid this fall are having a disproportionate impact on one state university.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

How Michigan's Right-To-Work Law Will Impact Faculty At Grand Rapids-Area Colleges

Union leaders at two Grand Rapids-area colleges expect Michigan’s new right-to-work law to thin their ranks, but by how much remains to be seen.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Panel Leaning Toward Repeal Of Differential Tuition In Wash.

A state law that allows colleges and universities to charge different tuition prices for different majors could be repealed next year.

Read more »

Lynn Russo Whylly's picture

Mo. Lawmakers Consider Higher Ed Funding Formula

Ten percent of state funding for Missouri's colleges and universities would depend on whether they can meet performance goals such as improved graduation rates, according to a plan presented Monday to state lawmakers. It's part of an initiative, required by state law, to develop a funding formula for higher education institutions similar to what exists for public K12 education.

Read more »

Lynn Russo Whylly's picture

Prop 30 Tax Rev. to be Diverted from Higher Ed to Wall Street

Millions of dollars from the new tax revenue earmarked for the University of California system as part of the state's recently passed Proposition 30 will instead be routed to major financial firms because of bad bets made by a Wall Street-influenced UC Board of Regents. Over the last decade, tuition and fees for undergraduates in the UC system have tripled, adding enormous debt burdens to UC graduates and pushing lower-income students into the already overstretched state college and community college systems, or out of higher education altogether.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Should Colleges Worry Over Plan To Cap Deductions?

The scenic campus of Colgate University in upstate New York is enjoying more than a fresh coat of paint these days.

Read more »

Pages