Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 09/13/2012 - 11:19pm
The University of Minnesota is offering a tuition freeze in exchange for new money from the Legislature. University President Eric Kaler is tying increased funding for the "U' to a tuition freeze for some undergraduates.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 09/10/2012 - 7:36pm
In the space of four years, UW tuition for in-state undergraduates has increased 55 percent because of the cut in state support for higher education. This must change, guest columnists Adam Sherman and Evan Smith say.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 09/06/2012 - 12:24am
Several states with financial difficulties have moved quietly in recent years to reduce spending on college education by denying low tuition rates and financial aid to American citizens who are the children of illegal immigrants.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 6:16pm
With the federal government giving young illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children a chance to stay in the country, advocates in Washington state are relaunching efforts to open state financial aid to college students who don't have documents.
Submitted by Tim Goral on Mon, 08/27/2012 - 1:52pm
Collegiate institutions in the United States are experiencing a budget crisis, and the current state of higher education is more challenging now than ever before, especially for public institutions. States are slashing the higher educational spend across the board, ranging from high single- to double-digit percentages. Private institutions are also experiencing issues as annual giving has been reduced and endowments have not generated historic returns.