12 avril 2015

With Cuts Looming, Wisconsin Regents OK Tuition Increases at 9 Campuses

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . The University of Wisconsin system will raise tuition for out-of-state undergraduates and some professional students at nine campuses, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. The extra revenue is meant to prepare the system for the prospect of a $300-million cut proposed by Gov. Scott Walker, and to make it possible to freeze resident tuition for two more years. More...

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Higher-Ed Wonks Are Going Ballistic Over an Op-Ed in ‘The New York Times’

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Administrative bloat, not dwindling state funds, is the principal cause of skyrocketing tuition at public colleges across America. More...

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Labour’s university fees reduction would eventually pay for itself

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Higher economic growth and increased tax revenues would follow from hundreds of thousands of graduates not being burdened with debt. More...

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Tuition fees hike hit courses with low salary expectations: study

By . The introduction of £9,000 tuition fees in England had a greater negative impact on applications to courses that are likely to lead to poorly paid careers, new research suggests. More...

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10 avril 2015

Universités: l’Institut Montaigne préconise une hausse des frais d’inscriptions

Par Aude Bariéty. Une étude de l’Institut Montaigne, réalisée par Jean-Marc Schlenker, appelle à refonder l’université française et notamment à lui donner encore plus d’autonomie.
« Si des progrès ont pu être réalisés ces dernières années, les universités souffrent encore d’un déficit de pluridisciplinarité, d’internationalisation et de professionnalisation et notre système reste l’un des plus inégalitaires ». Suite...

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09 avril 2015

Brazil: Where Free Universities Largely Serve the Wealthy

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theatlantic"By . In a system comparable to that in the U.S., rich whites tend to get top spots while the other 5 million students attend for-profit colleges. Now, the government is trying to change things.
Federal universities, which are the only free colleges in the country, are at the top of this country’s higher-education hierarchy. More...

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07 avril 2015

Stanford's New Scholarships and Reflections on Income Inequality and College Completion Rates

http://hastac.org/files/imagecache/homepage_50/pictures/picture-79-873560aec16bee4b69793f2fa0fbd715.jpgBy Cathy Davidson. Stanford announced a remarkable new program today, that in the future students whose parents earn less than $125,000 will be able to go to Stanford tuition free:  http://time.com/3769491/stanford-financial-aid-tuition/. Read more...

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06 avril 2015

School launches first-in-the-nation tuition matching program

eCampus NewsApril 1st, 2015. Pace Law School recently unveiled a first-in-the-nation tuition matching program designed to make legal education more accessible to students across the country.The School also announced a tuition freeze for 2015/16 academic year. More...

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College credit? Kill that

Police: UK teens arrested on terrorism chargesBy . The cost of college has rapidly increased over the past 30 years. Students today face annual costs, between tuition and living, that can easily exceed $10,000 at a community college, $18,000 at a public four-year college (in-state), and $40,000 at a private four-year school. It's unsurprising that today's students often graduate with large debt loads. More than two-thirds of students graduate with debt. And the average amount of debt owed is about $30,000. More...

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Sign Up for Tuition-Free College at the University of Everywhere

 logoBy . In Connecticut and across the nation, students of all ages can now enroll in college courses online for free, and receive credit for them in many places. How can universities afford to do this? 
Our guest says higher education must adapt to the demands of the digital planet or become irrelevant. The money part will be figured out later. So far, the start of the new revolution appears to be working. 
The massive open online courses, most tuition-free, are known by the acronym "MOOC's," and students across the world are quickly enrolling at Yale, Wesleyan, Stanford, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard, with more colleges jumping quickly on the digital bandwagon. More...

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