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Iowa Wesleyan could become latest small college to close

Iowa Wesleyan warns students and faculty members that it may not open for spring semester without infusion of funds.

More budget cuts and tuition hikes at U of the Pacific lead to student and faculty unrest

Budget controversies prompt complaints of censorship of protest boulders, demands for more financial information, questions about athletic deficits and demands for president's resignation.

Chinese companies seek to buy American campuses

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When a Chinese company seeks to buy an American music college, opponents of the sale raise academic freedom concerns. Over the last several years, Chinese buyers have purchased a number of campuses in the U.S.

Oglethorpe aligns its sticker prices with state flagships -- for academically strong students

Oglethorpe aims to win academically strong students by aligning tuition with their states' flagships.

NYU scholarships cover medical school tuition as doctors' debt continues to raise concern

Thanks to fund-raising prowess, NYU takes an ax to medical school tuition where others have used a scalpel. But medical school costs are clearly under the microscope.

Goucher College says it's eliminating liberal arts programs such as math, physics and religion, in attempt to keep costs down

College says it's eliminating programs such as math, physics and religion, in attempt to keep costs down.

Leaked documents call into question Saint Augustine's University's future

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University says it's turning around finances in time to keep accreditation, but leaked documents seem to call that assertion into question.

Another college (Marylhurst) closes -- this one not in the Northeast or Midwest

Unlike most of the institutions that have failed recently, Marylhurst isn't in the Northeast or Midwest. But it is a Roman Catholic institution with a modest endowment.

William R. Harvey marks 40 years as Hampton University president amid questions about proton therapy institute and daughter as Title IX coordinator

William Harvey can point to substantial growth in enrollment and finances, but celebrations of his successes come amid student complaints, financial concerns about one of his signature projects and questions about family members employed by the university.

New president at College of New Rochelle faces lingering challenges

College of New Rochelle wants to move forward with new president, but questions about past financial troubles remain -- and an outcry over old layoffs lingers.

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