11 juillet 2017

Out-of-Control Foundation

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. New report gives a blow-by-blow account of unbudgeted spending, unapproved action and endowment losses at University of Louisville's fund-raising arm. More...

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Philosophy Department on Chopping Block at Mills

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Mills College faculty members are speaking out against cuts after learning last week that plans call for laying off tenured professors and eliminating departments at the women’s liberal arts college -- departments including philosophy. More...

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Deficits at Small Colleges and Large Universities

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The financial fortunes of large and small private universities are veering in opposite directions, with small colleges under more and more pressure, according to new research released Monday by Moody’s Investors Service. More...

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A Fast Start?

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. New York’s much-debated free public college tuition program received 21,000 applications in five days, a quick start even as many colleges project few students will receive aid from the effort. More...

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University of Great Falls Pivots to Health Care

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The University of Great Falls in Montana is shifting to emphasize training for the health-care field and will be renamed the University of Providence at the beginning of July, following an investment by the multistate Providence St. Joseph Health system. More...

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Another Women's College Will Admit Men

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The University of Saint Joseph will admit full-time undergraduate men starting in the fall of 2018 following a decision by its Board of Trustees announced Wednesday. The institution in West Hartford, Conn., believes the move will give it the chance to expand its undergraduate programs. More...

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Job Losses Linger

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The ripple effects of large-scale job losses linger for years and can keep adolescents from attending college later in life, according to new research carrying significant ramifications for policy makers, college recruiters and counselors. More...

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Free Tuition for Low-Income Families at Michigan

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The free public college movement crept into another state Thursday when the University of Michigan rolled out a new program offering four years of free tuition in Ann Arbor for full-time in-state undergraduates with family incomes up to $65,000 per year. The program, called the Go Blue Guarantee, targets an earnings cutoff close to the state’s median income, which was $63,893 in 2015. More...

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When Net Price Setting Pays Off

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. University of Dayton reports strong results for first class graduating under a financial aid plan keeping students' net tuition stable for four years, but considerable risks mean the idea might not always transfer well. More...

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New York Approves Free Tuition Regulations

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation Board of Trustees approved regulations for the state’s new tuition-free public college tuition program Thursday, including some key regulations that would seem to address concerns about residency and credit-completion requirements. More...

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