Tuition

UC Regents Discuss 6% Tuition Hike For Next Fall

They pledge to lobby hard to avoid the increase. The regents also approve the hiring of a new chancellor for UC San Diego at an annual salary of $411,084.

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U of Texas System Chancellor Speaks Up On UT-Austin Tuition Flap

The University of Texas System is reacting publicly more than a week after UT-Austin President Bill Powers criticized the Board of Regents rejection of his proposed tuition increase.

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La. Higher Ed Commissioner Says Focus Must Be On 'Mission Critical'

With Louisiana’s public higher education institutions facing a $225 million cut in state funding, colleges and universities are being asked to redefine what they consider to be “mission critical,” according to Higher Education Commissioner Jim Purcell.

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Competition Is Killing Higher Education (Opinion)

Competition, we are constantly told, encourages individuals, institutions and companies to take the risks necessary for innovation and efficiency. But in higher education, competition often discourages risk taking, leads to overly cautious short-term decisions, produces a mediocre product for the price, and promotes excessive spending on physical plants and bureaucracies.

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Colleges Begin To Confront Higher Costs And Students’ Debt

In a wood-paneled office lined with books, sports memorabilia and framed posters (including John Belushi in “Animal House” ), E. Gordon Gee, the president of Ohio State University, keeps a framed quotation that reads, “If you don’t like change, you’re going to like irrelevance even less.”

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Student Debt Bubble: Impending Doom for Colleges (Opinion)

The student loan debt bubble is beginning to get a LOT of attention. As well it should.

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Woes Of Higher Education Grow (Opinion)

Public higher education in America is in deep trouble, yet top University of Minnesota officials are doing the academic version of rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.

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Proposed UMinn Budget Raised Tuition 3.5 Percent

A budget proposal before University of Minnesota regents Friday raises undergraduate tuition by 3.5 percent, boosts financial aid and gives professors and staff a raise.

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Task Force Grapples With U Of Wisconsin System Cuts

Easy answers are hard to find for how the University of Wisconsin System can continue offering the same quality education at an affordable cost with less state support.

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U Of California Proposing To Raise Tuition Again - 6% In Fall

The University of California will need to charge students at least 6 percent more for tuition next fall - an extra $732 - to stave off more layoffs and program closures, say UC leaders who will ask the regents next week to consider raising the price in July.

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