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Report: Republican Legislators Propose Bill To Strip Mich. State U, Wayne State Of Millions In Funding

A bill introduced by four House Republicans would cut millions of dollars in state funding from Michigan State University for raising tuition at what they say are excessive rates, the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Universities Seeking Out Students of Means

Money is talking a bit louder in college admissions these days, according to a survey to be released Wednesday by Inside Higher Ed, an online publication for higher education professionals.

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University Of California Regents Recoil At Idea Of Annual Steep Tuition Increases

Faced with steep cuts in state funding, University of California regents debate a budget plan that could lead to tuition increases of 8% to 16% a year through 2015-16.

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See California Colleges Where Students Are Most, Least Likely To Default

Almost one of every 12 recent California college graduates with student loans defaulted within two years of starting repayment -- if they ever started making payments at all, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Iowa Community College Costs Rise More Slowly Than National Average

Tuition and fees at Iowa’s community colleges have increased 45 percent since 2002, according to a state report that will be discussed today.

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Spending Inequity in Colleges Has Risen

As income inequality has increased in the United States over the last decade, so too has the gap between rich and poor colleges and universities.

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Under Plan, University of California Tuition Could Rise By 16% A Year

The University of California would raise student tuition by at least 8 percent - or as much as 16 percent - every year through 2016 under a plan that UC leaders will propose to the regents Thursday in San Francisco.

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Western Union and TouchNet Team Up to Develop Payment Solutions for Universities & International Students

The Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, today announced an agreement with TouchNet, a major commerce solutions provider to higher-education institutions, to develop new payment options for international students.

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University Leaders In Indiana Defend Tuition Hikes

University leaders defended recent tuition hikes against tough questions from lawmakers Thursday, saying that said decreasing state funds and increasing costs left them little choice but to raises prices for their students.

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Central Michigan University President Says University Is Strong, Faces Financial Challenges

The state of Central Michigan University is indeed strong, according to President George Ross.

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