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Audit Says University Of Utah Poorly Handles Student Fees

Last year, the University of Utah increased its student recreation fee even though its rec fund had a balance of more than $1 million. It also levied a $6 fee to support a money-management counseling service that few students use.

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Auditor: Eastern Michigan University Too Reliant On Tuition Revenue

In fiscal 2011, the Ypsilanti-based university received 75 percent of its $221.4 million operating revenue from tuition and fees.

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Indiana State To Trim Planned Tuition Hike

Indiana State University will reduce its planned tuition increase for in-state students for 2012.

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Florida Atlantic U Students Rally For Occupy College Movement

A steadily growing crowd of students gathered at Florida Atlantic University on Thursday afternoon to add their voices to the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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Snead State Announces Spring Tuition Jump Of Almost 15 Percent

Snead State Community College here will see a tuition increase of almost 15 percent for its spring semester as a result of the 7 1/2 percent cut in state education money Gov. Bob Riley announced last month.

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Grand Valley State U Leaders: College Understands The Need For Affordable Higher Education (Commentary)

The Grand Rapids Press in its Oct. 2 editorial rightly points out that the cost of public higher education is an issue worthy of serious public discussion. As The Press observed, this need not be a debate about governance. Rather, it’s about what we can do together to make college more affordable.

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Governor OKs College Aid For Undocumented Immigrants In California

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Saturday allowing undocumented immigrant college students access to public financial aid, marking California's relatively liberal ground in a bitter row over immigration nationwide.

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Boston Students Protest Spiraling Education Costs

Dozens of Northeastern University students joined a nationwide student walk-out Wednesday to support the Occupy Wall Street movements against what they say is corporate control of government and spiraling education costs. About 300 members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association also joined the rally for the first time, with an official saying the move would add resources and lend credibility to the cause.

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SUNY Students Statewide Protesting Cuts In College Funding

Students at various State University of New York campuses across the state are expected to hold rallies and teach-ins this afternoon to protest state cuts to higher education.

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Online Calculators May Help Parents, Students Estimate Real College Costs

Students applying to college this fall have a new tool to help them compare costs at various campuses. This month, so-called "net price calculators" will appear on the websites of colleges nationwide, giving students and parents an idea of how much financial aid they could receive months before a formal offer arrives.

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