Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 6:39pm
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.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 9:01pm
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.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 10/11/2011 - 7:25pm
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.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/10/2011 - 8:23pm
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.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 7:58pm
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.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 10/04/2011 - 7:15pm
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.