25 mai 2017

5 ways to bust through college affordability barriers

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione. A new paper from the Institute for Higher Education Policy and the Lumina Foundation describes in detail how the high costs of higher education are preventing those with limited financial means from achieving their educational goals. More...

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Free tuition offer in New York could cost local schools

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. An offer of free tuition for some New York students has officials from area colleges wondering how much it will cost Northeast Pennsylvania. More...

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What universities can do to help cost of higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Higher education is so important to Texas that the Legislature should increase its financial contribution to help meet the ever-greater costs of operating our universities. More...

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Texas institution improves engagement and reduces costs for students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Many higher ed students have to avoid buying their course materials due to the high cost of print textbooks. But not at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. More...

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No one told me about the hidden costs of maternity leave

The Guardian homeBy. Research needs funding to keep it running even when we’re on leave. So although I have a job to go back to, there may be no money to do it. More...

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22 mai 2017

OER and Total Cost of Attendance

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. We’ve all had colleagues who tended towards conspiracy theories. At a previous job, I pranked one once by leaving a folder on my desk labeled “My Top Secret Plans for World Domination, Part One.” It was empty. More...

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The Costs of a Calling

HomeThe Duke Divinity email fracas shows the peril of academics viewing their work as a vocation and not a job, argues Jonathan Malesic. More...

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21 mai 2017

State Pension Costs Lead to Public College Cuts

HomeBy Paul Fain. Ballooning state spending on pension funds is contributing to disinvestment in public colleges, according to a new report from the Manhattan Institute. More...

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20 mai 2017

Calculate the True Cost of an Online Degree

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Choosing between online and on-campus education and then selecting a specific program can be tricky if you don’t first determine all of the costs. Many prospective students only consider tuition and fees, what are usually referred to as “direct costs,” or those that college will bill directly to you. But they usually overlook the hidden costs of getting an education – like having to give up a job or moving elsewhere. More...

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18 mai 2017

Between Scylla and Charybdis: Navigating the Cost of College

One of my favorite episodes in Homer’s Odyssey is one of the most fearsome. It involves the sailing between the mysterious cave-dwelling monster Scylla and the terrifying, ship-destroying whirlpool known as Charybdis. There is something about having to manage two supernatural threats at once that makes Odysseus’ journey all the more frightening. More...

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