The Changed Landscape

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House budget legislation, which would cut Pell Grants and restrict regulation of for-profit colleges, shows how federal political environment has shifted.

Law School Dropouts

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Decisions by University of Delaware and other colleges to scrap law school plans highlight the difficulty of recouping high start-up costs.

Whose Money Is It, Anyway?

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Dartmouth angers some professors by redirecting a larger chunk of returns on endowed funds to administrative costs.

Emerging Solutions

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Planned consolidation of three Assemblies of God institutions will be eyed by religious colleges facing similar issues.

Slow Growing

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For third straight year, average tuition at private colleges and universities will increase less than pre-recession, but again outpaces inflation. Institutional financial aid continues to grow.

The Academic Pork Barrel, 2010

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Colleges and other higher education organizations received nearly $2 billion in earmarks directed by individual members of Congress, our analysis shows.



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