Report on the fiscal environment for public higher education sees the status quo as unsustainable and urges greater collaboration between college leaders and state policy makers.
Vanderbilt has seen average student debt decline due to “singular focus” on fund raising for need-based financial aid, a potential model for other universities. Hopkins has taken similar approach.
Years of tension between state policy makers and administrators at the University of Texas at Austin could come to a head in a series of legislative battles this spring.
At many colleges, long-term professors say their pay lags behind that of newer faculty. Has UW Oshkosh found a way to deal with the problem?
As Stanford spurs discussion of trimming time-to-degree for Ph.D.s, CUNY offers model for public institutions that might want to kill tradition of grad school as a place you "check in and never check out."
The University of California system is changing the way it funds its 10 campuses to equalize per-student appropriations.
Many prospective students favor colleges that invest more in nonacademic functions (including athletics and dormitories) over institutions that focus their spending on academics, study finds.
Study questions the relationship between how much colleges spend on education, and the quality of education that they provide.
State appropriations for higher education increased in 31 states last year, according to new report, though the gains were small in most, reflecting broader economic shifts.
Every university funding source is under pressure, Moody’s asserts, meaning that all institutions -- even the elites -- need to rethink their business models.
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