Mar 05, 2021
Citing budget issues, John Carroll University fundamentally alters tenure -- to the point that professors say it and academic freedom no longer exist.


December 21, 2015
Congress passes a 2016 spending and tax bill that blows away caps on discretionary spending to fund more student aid and health research.
June 29, 2015
The House and Senate both passed bills last week to set spending levels for key federal higher ed programs; a table compares them.
June 24, 2015
Spending bill for 2016 would lift NIH funding by $2 billion, but divert Pell money and block Obama regulatory efforts in higher education.
June 17, 2015
House spending bill would block rating system, gainful employment and other regulations, provide funding increases for NIH and TRIO programs.
April 13, 2015
After the recession, tuition dollars make up a greater share of public higher education revenues than ever before, and make up a majority in half the states.
February 3, 2015
Budget details president's signature higher ed proposals -- free community college, Pell bonuses for colleges and expanded tax credits -- and some student aid reforms with bipartisan appeal. 
February 3, 2015
President Obama's 2016 budget proposal includes nearly across-the-board increases for research, with heavy focus on biomedical sciences, climate change, advanced manufacturing and STEM education.
December 10, 2014
Compromise would modestly fund student aid programs and scientific research. It would also restore the “ability to benefit” program. 
June 11, 2014
National Institutes of Health would see increase of more than 4 percent next year under a Senate budget measure drafted Tuesday. The maximum Pell award would also grow.
March 5, 2014
President Obama's 2015 budget request would keep most student aid and research programs level-funded, and includes several ambitious new higher education proposals -- but is probably dead on arrival.


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