Southern colleges enroll higher proportion of black students than are in the region's population, report finds. But other problems exist.
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June 26, 2007
June 22, 2007
Greater prosperity requires more jobs, and more jobs require more economic growth. And the best way to do that, this chain of reasoning continues, is to make investments in higher education and high-tech research. How else to cultivate the next generation of highly skilled, motivated workers for today's ever-dynamic information economy?That view -- promoted by college presidents, governors and experts in the economics of higher education -- is often cited in the quest for more funding for state university systems. But what if it's wrong?
June 20, 2007
Less than two weeks after the House Appropriations subcommittee for education programs delivered a major potential boost to the maximum Pell Grant and the National Institutes of Health, the mirroring Senate panel delivered significantly less in its own 2008 spending bill Tuesday.
June 15, 2007
In wake of court ruling blocking plans for same-sex partners, Michigan State shifts strategy.
June 14, 2007
"Thank you for considering signing on to the attached group letter, which encourages Congress to continue making higher education accessible and affordable using the widest range of government- and private-sector loan programs and partnerships," the handwritten letter begins.
June 13, 2007
Law school accrediting group can't agree on plan to end rules on terms of employment.
June 12, 2007
U. of New Hampshire establishes network to change tenor of national discourse -- and improve campus decision making.
June 11, 2007
Why Vassar decided to spend more on student aid -- a decade after concluding it couldn't continue to do so.
June 8, 2007
House panel's spending measure would raise Pell Grant to $4,700, fend off White House cuts and boost NIH.
June 7, 2007
Report offers portrait of first-generation college students, including desire to achieve financial security and lost ground for African Americans.