College costs/prices

California community college chancellor opposes differential tuition

Smart Title: 

Two-tier pricing at California community colleges faces longer odds under new chancellor, who says differential tuition clashes with the state's laws and open-access commitment.

Purdue's Mitch Daniels is challenging higher education leadership

Smart Title: 

Former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has an unconventional background for a research university president, but he and Purdue’s board think that is what is needed to address the unconventional issues facing higher education. And he's winning over campus skeptics.

Vanderbilt's singular focus on raising money for aid lowers debt

Smart Title: 

Vanderbilt has seen average student debt decline due to “singular focus” on fund raising for need-based financial aid, a potential model for other universities. Hopkins has taken similar approach.

New firm helps 2-year colleges create honors programs

Section: 
Smart Title: 

New investor-backed company teams up with public two-year colleges to create honors programs designed to attract top students and help them transfer.

White House's new scorecard oversimplifies institutions, liberal arts advocates say

Smart Title: 

Advocates for liberal arts education worry that White House’s new College Scorecard oversimplifies the college-selection process and places too much emphasis on financial aspects of the decision.

Study casts doubt on idea that spending more per student leads to better educational outcomes

Section: 
Smart Title: 

Study questions the relationship between how much colleges spend on education, and the quality of education that they provide.

Moody's report calls into question all traditional university revenue sources

Smart Title: 

Every university funding source is under pressure, Moody’s asserts, meaning that all institutions -- even the elites -- need to rethink their business models.

WICHE report highlights decline in high school graduates and growing diversity

Smart Title: 

Decrease in high school graduates and growth of minority groups will put increased pressure on states to rethink policies and institutions to improve recruitment, retention and outreach to new student populations, according to new report.

Adjunct leaders consider strategies to force change

Smart Title: 

Adjunct faculty make up most of the higher education work force, but their working conditions largely don't reflect their role. Is reform on a wide scale possible? What will it take?

Texas, Florida, and Wisconsin governors see large overlap in higher education platforms

Smart Title: 

Overlap in agendas for governors of Wisconsin, Florida, and Texas hints at a new Republican approach to higher education.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - College costs/prices
Back to Top