Several Texas universities have set up programs to meet the governor’s $10,000-degree challenge, but experts question whether the programs are subsidized by fellow students who pay more and whether these programs can ever have a broad impact.
Colleges consider the pros and cons of Pinterest, the fast-growing, image-based social media website, as a marketing platform.
Proposals in Arizona and two other states show a reluctance to subsidize the higher education of others, and question a longstanding practice of using aid to improve access.
As more details emerged about President Obama's budget, many in higher education were appreciative -- but plenty of details remain to be worked out.
Rocky negotiations in Providence about how much Brown pays the city in lieu of taxes highlights the difficulty of determining an appropriate contribution.
White House solicitation about the government's role in making federally funded research available to the public rekindles debate over open access.
Virginia governor challenges a centuries-old tradition of using tuition revenue from wealthier students as financial aid for other students.
Proposal being weighed by University of California to shift student payments to after graduation and tie them to income would be a dramatic change in how education is financed.
For three years, Illinois has delayed payments to public colleges, presenting a different sort of budgeting problem for administrators.
In State of the Union speech, Obama calls for keeping student loan interest rates low and warns colleges to stop raising tuition -- or risk losing federal support.
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