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Grand Canyon U., a major for-profit college, considers becoming nonprofit

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One of the nation's largest for-profit colleges is thinking about becoming a nonprofit. 

Massachusetts higher ed officials want a half billion dollars and better respect

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Higher ed officials in Massachusetts, where private colleges have long dominated, ask for a major investment in the public system.

How to reverse and prevent state disinvestment in higher education

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Documenting state disinvestment in public higher ed (and especially community colleges), think tank report urges new federal-state "compact."

 

Is there a way to reduce costs and preserve appropriate student-faculty ratios?

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Gates-funded project looks at how colleges could reduce number of sections, while theoretically being guided by faculty views on teaching. Will this approach change the discussion?

 

New Southern Maine cuts announced after months of protest over old ones

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The University of Southern Maine plans to eliminate 50 faculty positions, 100 staffers and many freestanding departments, leaving some questioning whether what remains will truly be a university.

 

Kentucky State U., an HBCU, drops a quarter of its students for unpaid bills

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Kentucky State University tells a fourth of its student body to leave because they haven't paid their bills.

Consultants' best case scenarios rarely reality

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Consultants help colleges save money, but not as much as colleges might expect, according to a new report.

A (slightly) more nuanced Bill Gates offers vision of higher education

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The Microsoft founder and head of influential foundation tells college business officers that big changes are on the way -- but offers moderated views on role of technology and push for college completion.

Public HBCUs, facing tests on many fronts, fight for survival

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Public historically black colleges face stress on all fronts. Will some fail? Are some being deserted by their states?

New nonprofit unveils plan for federally funded full-tuition scholarships

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A new nonprofit unveils a proposal to make public higher education free. Critics say it's too good to be true.

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