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Kalamazoo College President Addresses College Affordability And The Value Of Liberal Arts Degree During Annual Update

Kalamazoo College President Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran focused on college affordability, the importance of a liberal arts degree and briefed alumni on recent developments during an annual Homecoming update, released on YouTube on Wednesday.

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GRCC Responds To Pricing And Scheduling Concerns Raised By MLive Reader

Paying for a college education has long been a challenge for students, especially those who don’t qualify for free financial aid or receive scholarships.

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Tuition Policies That Address Affordability and Retention

The growing challenges of affordability and retention are often compounded by outdated tuition payment policies. Join this web seminar to hear a case study from Kellogg Community College and learn about an innovative program from Nelnet Business Solutions called Pending Aid, which helps administrators take control of the payment process while students await financial aid.

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Higher Education Task Force Considers Big Changes, Higher Tuition

When Gov. Rick Scott brushed aside intense lobbying from state universities and vetoed a tuition increase earlier this year, he created a blue ribbon panel to identify ways to make the state's higher education system more efficient.

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Gov. Scott's Higher Ed Panel Weighs Fla. Tuition Increases

A higher education task force appointed by Gov. Rick Scott moved a step closer Friday to issuing a range of proposals that could help change how Florida universities are funded and what they charge students to attend.

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Student Debt Burdens More than Just Students

During election season, we can expect to hear a lot about our national debt and the importance of reducing this burden for future generations. However, there’s another critical debt crisis that has significant potential to negatively impact our economy—the student debt crisis.

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Parent Plus Loans for Future College Students

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.

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College Tuition Keeps Rising In N.J., Outpacing Rate Of Inflation

Students at New Jersey's four-year colleges and universities will have to dig a little deeper to pay their bills this fall as tuition and fees continue to climb faster than the rate of inflation on most campuses, according to a Star-Ledger survey of this year's hikes.

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U Of Minnesota Regents OK Request That Promises Tuition Freeze

The Board of Regents meets Friday to take up President Eric Kaler's proposed $1 billion biennial budget.

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College Costs: $10,000 Degree Sounds Good, But, Really, It’s Not So Simple (Opinion)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has renewed his call for the state’s universities to offer bachelor’s degrees, or at least some of them, for a flat $10,000 — and he wants the Legislature to put that in a form that will carry some teeth in the world of higher education.

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