College costs/prices

A Chancellor's Response to Tuition Report

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A report issued Monday, “University Tuition, Consumer Choice and College Affordability,” called for a change in the public discussion about college costs -- both what it costs to run public universities and for students and their families to attend them. The report was released by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges and focuses on public research universities.

(Not Really) Measuring Up

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Biennial report on states' performance in higher ed finds small gains in college preparation and completion -- offset by socioeconomic gaps and failure to keep pace with advances by other countries.

With Budget Crunch Hitting IT, Time to Rethink Role?

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Colleges' information technology budgets aren't immune to the economic downturn, and some CIOs see opportunity to streamline priorities and recast their mission.

Un-Guaranteeing Tuition Prices

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Iowa's Northwestern College hoped that locking in its charges to students for four years would attract families eager for tuition stability. But when enrollment fell, the experiment ended.

What Are Freshmen Thinking?

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Annual survey of first-year students considers money and politics (among other topics): Students are looking for jobs and leaning left.

Evidence of the Tuition Bubble

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Poll suggests that public concern about rising college prices is accelerating, even as citizens increasingly recognize necessity of a higher education.

Students Help Students Study Abroad

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Monies for overseas education can be meager. At some colleges, student fees of $5 to $14 are providing a significant pool of aid.

The Buzz and Spin on 3-Year Degrees

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Idea of shaving a year off of college completion time gains attention. Some see ideal way to cut costs for students and institutions, others see a gimmick, and -- to date -- students haven't embraced it.

'Mission and Money' in Higher Ed

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Even before the economic collapse, colleges have been going through intense debates about how they should be financed and what missions they should hold onto -- and which they should revamp. A new book from Cambridge University Press, Mission and Money: Understanding the University, explores these issues. The authors are Burton A. Weisbrod, the John Evans Professor of Economics at Northwestern University; Jeffrey P.

Competing With Publics on Price

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Two private colleges create or expand programs that lower tuition for students who are admitted to local state universities.

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