Citing endowment returns and strong student demand, Standard & Poor's reports continued strength in college and university bond ratings.
In Florida, where budget shortfalls are hitting higher education particularly hard, the public universities are going to battle with the Legislature over the power to raise tuition and freeze freshman enrollment.
College graduates smoke less and are likelier to exercise than other Americans. And they're civically engaged, the College Board says in a new report touting public benefits of higher education.
Annual study by College Board also finds continued growth in share of borrowing that comes from private loans.
Congress is jazzed about plan to embarrass colleges with above-average tuition increases. But will the "watch list" identify profligate spenders -- or discriminate against colleges with working class students?
Higher education reform project to distribute more than $10 million to coalitions of political, education and business leaders who craft plans to increase college productivity.
Augustana College plans to up charges substantially and create grants for juniors and seniors to use for educational experiences they might not otherwise have.
Blackburn announces 15% reduction, but by also ending bargaining with students and their families, the institution's bottom line won't change.
Despite headlines and talk among college leaders, few students are aware of the dramatic shifts in some institutions' policies, poll finds.
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