Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 10:52am
With backing from the nation’s leading foundations, seven community and technical colleges have announced that they will pilot an initiative testing innovative approaches to increase the number of students who earn postsecondary credentials.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 10:13am
Solano Community College (Calif.) leaders have signed a two-year, $106,000 contract with a consultant to recruit international students from Asia in hopes of bringing in additional revenues to the cash-strapped school even as many local and in-state students struggle to get the classes they need. In a unanimous vote, the SCC board of trustees in September approved an agreement with Naoki Hirota to recruit students primarily from China, Korea, Japan, and Vietnam to the Fairfield-based college.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 11/14/2012 - 8:47am
In a move called "innovative" by one higher-education official, the University of Toledo not only announced a freeze in academic and living costs but also added deep discounts to sweeten students' deals.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 2:42pm
This report provides an overview and analysis of existing student debt, the factors contributing to its rise, changes in student debt over time, the role lenders have played in the current student debt crisis, who has the debt, and the impact of student debt.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 11/09/2012 - 11:09am
The 2012 "Trends in College Pricing" and "Trends in Student Aid" reports provide comprehensive analysis on trends of several measures of the cost of college and financial aid.