19 mars 2017

College girls connecting with older men online to help with tuition

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Channel 9 investigated a growing trend among local college students. Eyewitness News learned that hundreds of college students in Charlotte are connecting with older men online and agreeing to date them in exchange for money they can use toward tuition. More...

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In a rust belt town where tuition is covered, economy begins to revive

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Autre Murray, 24, never planned to go to college. He thought he couldn’t afford it—even with student loans. Besides, he wasn’t thrilled with the prospect of ending up in “debt up to the neck.” Instead, Murray planned to earn a high school diploma and find a job doing manual labor, maybe somewhere like a factory. More...

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18 mars 2017

Our arrogant universities must embrace innovation

The Guardian homeBy. They are finally going to be held to account for what they do with vast amounts of our money. More...

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15 mars 2017

Money Woes Extend Beyond Tuition

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Two-year institutions across the country are getting creative with Latino student recruitment as Hispanic populations grow. Read more...

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13 mars 2017

Higher Ed Economics -- Beyond Tuition

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The booklet, which you may download free, here, examines some of the creative ways in which institutions are financing their operations to provide a quality education. Read more...

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Don't Blame State Disinvestment Alone

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Tuition rose faster than state appropriations fell, and federal aid helped make that possible, study asserts. Read more...

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20 février 2017

Rising fees for EU students, tougher controls could lose UK £2bn a year – study

By Beckie Smith. The UK economy could stand to lose as much as £2bn a year post-Brexit if the Home Office tightens controls on international students further, according to detailed economic modelling of the UK’s higher education system. More...

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19 février 2017

Private colleges must be part of tuition talk

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. While we applaud Gov. Cuomo for shining a light on college affordability with his recent proposal to offer tuition-free enrollment at SUNY and CUNY campuses, the initiative does not take into account the vital role Utica College and other private, not-for-profit institutions play in providing New York's families with affordable access to a quality education. More...

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Jordanian Student Suspended for Opposing Tuition Hike

By Hamad Othman. If the universities remain dependent on tuition as their main source of income, education will become exclusively for wealthy people, and will not be affordable for the general public. More...

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18 février 2017

USA Funds to Settle Suit on Loan Collection Fees

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The former loan guarantor USA Funds has agreed to pay $23 million to settle a lawsuit that challenged the right of such agencies to collect fees from borrowers who had defaulted on loans but started repaying them. Read more...

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