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Bill Would Give Universities In Ore. Autonomy, With Limits

The first draft of a bill to give some universities more independence from the statewide university system would prohibit them from raising in-state undergraduate tuition more than 5 percent a year.

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Penn State Report Shows Limits of Campus Crime Law

National campus safety experts say a lack of awareness and interest in a federal law requiring schools to report campus crime is rampant in schools outside of Penn State.

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Author Alters Bill To Aid Student Athletes At Four Major Universities In California

A Democratic state senator has watered down his legislation aimed at improving the treatment of student athletes at four California universities.

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For A Miami Dade College Student, Shift In Immigration Policy Falls Short

President Obama’s policy allowing undocumented students to remain in the United States leaves many in limbo.

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More Grief Coming For ND Higher Ed Board (Opinion)

After considering all options, the eight-member board system in North Dakota looks like the best possible vehicle for responsible nonpolitical management of the 11 public institutions of higher learning.

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UC, Cal State Leaders Wary Of Proposed Tuition Freeze

California university leaders are warily watching a tuition freeze plan that would cost the schools -- and students -- dearly if voters reject November's state tax initiative.

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Pa. Colleges Scramble To Make School IDs Voter-Acceptable

For college students attending one of the 14 schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, the opportunity to vote Nov. 6 comes down to a sticker.

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McDonnell To U.Va. Board: Resolve Presidency Or Go

Gov. Bob McDonnell gave an ultimatum Friday to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors: Resolve the school's presidency crisis at your meeting Tuesday, or you'll be replaced the next day.

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No Fruition For Romney On Major Higher Ed Plans

Mitt Romney rarely visited the University of Massachusetts as governor, but on July 18, 2005, he called a news conference at the system’s Boston campus. It was sweltering out, but he barely broke a sweat. Standing in an underground parking garage so dilapidated it endangered the buildings above, he pledged $50 million for repairs.

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Colorado AG Says No To Metro's Tuition Rate For Undocumented Students

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers on Tuesday said state-supported institutions of higher education do not have the authority to create discounted tuition categories for undocumented students without legislative approval.

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