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Conscious Parallelism

Bob Hildreth | Posted 10.24.2016 | Education
Bob Hildreth

Conscious Parallelism is the legal term when companies post the same prices but show no evidence that they are directly colluding. That pretty much d...

What Drives Student Debt

Bob Hildreth | Posted 10.29.2016 | College
Bob Hildreth

Student debt is one of the most pressing problems facing the United States today. What might appear to be mainly a challenge for young people and their families actually has a more far-reaching effect on the national economy.

A Modest Proposal to Halt Rising Tuition Costs

F. Scott Hess | Posted 06.09.2016 | College
F. Scott Hess

A few years ago when I was an adjunct professor at a major California art school I remember discovering that our institution had fourteen vice preside...

Faculty Group Accuses NYU Of Putting Renovations Before Student Concerns

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.18.2015 | College

A group of New York University faculty that is critical of the school’s land grab in Manhattan alleges that the university is overcharging its stude...

Affordability and Accessibility in Higher Education

Daan Braveman | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Daan Braveman

Despite the resistance it is clear that as we move forward, quality and innovation will need to be achieved through redeployment of existing resources, restructuring the ways we deliver our programs and administrative services, and collaborations.

Students Barricade Themselves To Protest Tuition

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.05.2012 | College

A group of Cooper Union students have barricaded themselves inside a college building in lower Manhattan for the past 24 hours to protest the school's...

Tuition Rise at Public Universities: Who's Responsible?

Dr. Philip L. Yeagle | Posted 02.02.2013 | College
Dr. Philip L. Yeagle

So when the bulk of a college budget (within a public university) comes from student tuition, and the state government reduces its share yet again, how are the costs of the teaching mission to be covered? Tuition must increase.

Here's a 'Surprise' Tuition Is Set to Increase

Maura Kastberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Maura Kastberg

As state funding is decreased, tuition is increased. So how can you protect yourself from the ever increasing cost? Here are five good tips to get you started.

College Debt How Much Is Too Much?

Maura Kastberg | Posted 12.02.2012 | College
Maura Kastberg

Why is it acceptable for colleges to side step what their total cost will be? If a car dealership tried to sell a car that way they would be in trouble for unfair business practices.

What Does Cornell's Unsustainability Mean for Other Schools' Tuitions?

Courtland Thomas | Posted 09.30.2012 | College
Courtland Thomas

Does it give rise to the idea that even top colleges themselves cannot afford their own rising tuition? Does it provide more evidence to the argument that state universities and colleges are the way to go?

Which Schools Are Freezing Tuition This Year?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.09.2012 | College

Temple University announced on Thursday they will not increase tuition on undergraduate students next year. "Rising student debt is one of the majo...

A Solution to the State University Student Exodus

Gary C. Fethke | Posted 08.20.2012 | College
Gary C. Fethke

Today, America's public universities face an explosion of higher education outlets globally, stagnant middle-class incomes, growth of for-profit education providers, and increased efficacy of alternative delivery modes, particularly on the Web.

Rick Scott Cuts Funding, Vetoes Tuition Hike Bill

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.01.2012 | College

After approving a $300 million cut to Florida's public universities in earlier April, thus cutting public higher education state funding for the fifth...

Will Student Loan Default Cause the Next Recession?

Pamela Yellen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Money
Pamela Yellen

With the costs of higher education high and rising, it's important for families to start planning for college early. Yet most people don't know the pitfalls to traditional college savings plans.

Santa Monica College President Defends Campus Police

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.05.2012 | College

Santa Monica College president Dr. Chui L. Tsang defended campus police who dealt with demonstrators Tuesday evening, pepper-spraying dozens of studen...

Arizona College Students Should Pay More, Unless You're An Athlete

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.23.2012 | College

Arizona state lawmakers believe college students should have pay an extra $2,000 each year, unless they play football. An Arizona House committee v...

Higher Education and Higher Tuition

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 04.17.2012 | College
Christopher Brauchli

Tuition policies vary from institution to institution but it can be useful to examine how at least one state university has responded to the decreasing support from the state legislature and increasing tuition costs.

University Of Illinois Hikes Tuition By Nearly Five Percent

Posted 01.20.2012 | Chicago

Less than a year after the University of Illinois approved a 6.9 percent increase in tuition for the current freshman class, the school has announced ...

Corporate Campuses

Paul Stoller | Posted 03.09.2012 | College
Paul Stoller

The astounding rise in the salaries of college and university presidents symbolizes a disturbing transformation of the university, a transformation that underscores a shift in our cultural values.

Counting the Costs of College

Arva Rice | Posted 01.23.2012 | College
Arva Rice

The idea and notion of sacrificing for college with the promise of better employment options is being questioned. But in this economy -- despite the escalating costs -- college is a necessity.

Occupying Our Education

Annie Shattuck | Posted 01.22.2012 | San Francisco
Annie Shattuck

Our public university system is being systematically privatized, making it harder and harder for students from working class families to access higher education.

Let's Storm The Ivory Towers!

Marcus Baram | Posted 01.09.2012 | College
Marcus Baram

In other countries, such as England and France, students have taken to the streets by the thousands to protest much smaller tuition increases. Where is that spirit here in America?

College Costs Drop for Higher-Earning Households

Wall Street Journal | Sara Murray | Posted 10.25.2011 | College

By Sara Murray, The Wall Street Journal Middle- and upper-class families opted for cheaper schools and more financial aid to send their children to...

Tuition On The Rise At U Of I, Other Area Schools

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If a vote of the University of Illinois trustees goes as expected on Wednesday, tuition rates will go up nearly seven percent at that system's schools...

We Can Do Better on College Costs

David J. Skorton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David J. Skorton

The recession we are experiencing is not a normal, cyclical "blip" -- it is unlike anything that most of us have ever experienced. Consequently, we in higher education have to make some fundamental changes in the way we do business.