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Liberty University president won't be leading task force on higher ed regulation after all

Liberty University president, a major Trump ally, won’t be leading review of regulation, although he says he will be part of another administration group with other college presidents.

University of Wisconsin Naming Partnership approaches halfway point

As deal to keep Wisconsin Business School name intact approaches its halfway mark, donors consider what it means -- and the changing nature of honoring donors.

Spate of presidents fired early in tenures with few reasons why

Recent spate of college president departures shows evolving nature of board-president relations.

Republican senators raise doubts about White House budget proposal

Republicans take issue with deep cuts proposed in White House budget during appropriations hearing with Betsy DeVos. She appears open to ending the release of the names of colleges seeking Title IX religious exemptions.

Research advocates push back on Trump proposal but don't see imminent cuts to university research in Congress

Lawmakers show renewed interest in examining how reimbursements for federally funded research are made to universities but don't yet endorse dramatically lower flat rate outlined in Trump budget.

University of Dallas struggles to find expansion direction amid questions of identity and curriculum

University of Dallas steps back from proposed adult degree-completion expansion amid faculty worries it would be a poor curricular and identity fit, even as administrators say new sources of revenue are a must.

Mills tries to balance cuts and efforts to grow revenue as it seeks to dig out from financial hole

College leaders walk a tightrope between cuts and efforts to boost enrollment and revenue. Will faculty members follow, even as their numbers are reduced and they lose retirement contributions?

White House budget includes tens of billions in cuts to student aid and research

White House plan confirms drastic cuts to many programs while proposing to substantially alter loan programs.

State aid program changes debated in several capitals

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In several states, proposals seek to curb or end expensive grant programs that aren’t going to those who are most in need.

Reported details of Trump budget include big cuts to financial aid

Details leaked about forthcoming budget include large cuts to college aid programs and end Public Service Loan Forgiveness and subsidized loan programs. Other leaks point to new proposals to cut science.

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