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What Berkeley's budget cuts tell us about America's public universities

The Conversation US | Posted 02.29.2016 | Home
The Conversation US

Brendan Cantwell, Michigan State University The University of California at Berkeley recently announced a financial restructuring due to mounting str...

6 Steps Towards Financial Aid at Private Universities

Credible | Posted 06.26.2016 | Home

Paying for college is not easy. To help out high school graduates and their families, there are many different sources of financial aid to help pay for private universities. Here's what every incoming college student and their family needs to know about the financial aid process for private universities.

Affluent Private Universities Are Tax Shelters For The Rich...And The Rest Of Us Are Picking Up The Tab

Capital and Main | Leighton Woodhouse and Armando Aparicio | Posted 02.19.2015 | Home

The following story was first published by Capital and Main and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. Sign up here for email updat...

Higher Education in Hawai'i

Geoffrey Bannister | Posted 01.25.2015 | Home
Geoffrey Bannister

Education can have an invaluable impact on individuals, families and communities. Our university was founded on the idea that the people of Hawai'i should have higher education alternatives available.

Top Five Tips for Parents Whose Students Are Off to College for the First Time

Keith Wade | Posted 09.28.2014 | Home
Keith Wade

We've seen a lot of anxious parents over the decades. Take a deep breath -- it will be okay, we're going to take good care of them -- and read these top five tips.

Inequality Deepens on University Campuses

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 07.25.2014 | Home
Lawrence Wittner

As the incomes of the 25 best-paid public university presidents soared, the livelihoods of their faculty deteriorated. Students comprise another university constituency that is faring poorly.

College Rankings Foster Socioeconomic Disparity

Dr. Devorah Lieberman | Posted 12.17.2013 | Home
Dr. Devorah Lieberman

Insignificant changes in the rankings among elite institutions often make the headline news in national media. This raises false perceptions among parents and policy makers alike about the veracity and the realities of rankings, and further contributes to the growing income disparity between the wealthy and those of modest means.

The Most And Least Expensive Private Colleges And Universities

us news | Kelsey Sheehy | Posted 09.16.2013 | Home

This story comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published. Private colleges and universities are known for sma...

Looking at the President's Plan for Higher Education

Dr. Devorah Lieberman | Posted 10.29.2013 | Home
Dr. Devorah Lieberman

How, as educators and leaders of these institutions, can we ensure that we are providing our new and current students with these experiences and these post graduation opportunities?

Improving College Affordability: The Ball Is in the States' Courts

Elsa Nunez | Posted 01.12.2013 | Home
Elsa Nunez

The excitement that typically surrounds college acceptance letters coming into households around the country is now being tempered by more than a little trepidation. The cost of college combined with a troubled economy means tough choices for prospective students.

Goodbye Corporate University, Hello Amazon Learning

Marcus Buckingham | Posted 11.05.2012 | Los Angeles
Marcus Buckingham

It's striking, given our increased appreciation for people's unique contributions to our society, that learning and leadership development models are still mostly viewed as one-size-fits-all. Why?

Tyler Kingkade

California Lawmakers Side With College Students On Proposed Cuts | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.08.2012 | Home

A controversial proposal from Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown to slash grant funding for private school students was defeated on Wednesday, aft...

Is Going To An Elite College Worth It? | JACQUES STEINBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AS hundreds of thousands of students rush to fill out college applications to meet end-of-the-year deadlines, it might be worth asking them: Is where ...