Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:24pm
As the cost of college spirals upward and median family income falls a loan program called Parent Plus has become indispensable for increasing numbers of parents desperate to make their children's college plans work.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:19pm
Hispanic students value a college education. Among high school graduates, Hispanic students are second only to Asian students in attendance at colleges and universities.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:15pm
In any discussion concerning state efforts to create, maintain, and enhance economic competitiveness, talk turns inevitably to the need for a higher education system capable of consistently producing a skilled workforce to attract the attention of corporate decision-makers considering locating a new business or expanding existing operations here.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:05pm
Keeping their promise to hold the line on tuition and fee hikes at the state's three public colleges, the Board of Governors for Higher Education's finance committee unanimously approved a budget for 2013-2014 Thursday morning that would freeze tuition and fees at the current year levels.