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Tuition Increases

Do Donations Tied to Scholarships Increase Tuition?

Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz | Posted 09.28.2016 | Education
Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz

The cost of higher education has reached the point where the House Ways and Means Committee had hearings in September of 2016 about the uses of college endowments. During the hearing Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.), chairman of the Ways and Means Oversight committee, asked whether the tax code should be used to encourage people to donate money specifically for scholarships at universities.

College Presidents Promise To Help The Poorest, But They've Done The Opposite

| Jon Marcus & Holly K. Hacker | Posted 12.01.2014 | College

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Decked out in black tie and formal dresses, guests at Mr. Jefferson’s Capital Ball finished their salmon with horseradish sauce ...

A Reason To Second-Guess Staying Close To Home

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.11.2013 | College

Tuition for in-state students at public colleges rose faster than nonresident rates, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Education r...

Hiring Spree Fattens College Bureaucracy And Tuition

Wall Street Journal | Posted 12.31.2012 | College

MINNEAPOLIS—When Eric Kaler became president of the University of Minnesota last year, he pledged to curb soaring tuition by cutting administrative ...

Emory Students Occupy Admin Building To Protest Program Cuts | Posted 02.03.2013 | College

Emory University students occupied the campus administration building Tuesday afternoon to protest cuts to programs and staff. Gary Hauk, an Emory ...

New Reports Reveal Cause For Soaring Tuition

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.26.2012 | College

More students are going to college than ever before, but states have continued to cut back on funding for public colleges, and that's leading to some ...

Obama Unveils Goal On Cutting Tuition Growth

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.07.2012 | College

President Obama's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention touched on education Thursday night and touted his efforts to increase Pell ...

A Risk Worth Taking

Nancy L. Zimpher | Posted 08.26.2012 | College
Nancy L. Zimpher

Students should be more conscious of the obligations they are about to take on, and if we are not comfortable with what our institutions are offering and at what cost, it is on us to make that change.

Government Cuts Equal Higher Tuition

Dr. David Svaldi | Posted 05.20.2012 | College
Dr. David Svaldi

For this generation, student loan debt dwarfs any other debt. The national average student loan debt is above $25,000 -- 47 percent higher than a decade ago -- with many students at elite institutions graduating with debt in six figures.

You Say You Want A Revolution

Douglas Forbes | Posted 01.11.2012 | San Francisco
Douglas Forbes

The Beatles wrote "Revolution" in 1968. Yet, it remains the dialogue of our time. In fact, that dialogue has never been as apposite as it was in recent days as college students at U.C. Berkeley collided with campus police.

The Largest Tuition Increases In Public Colleges

The Huffington Post | Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 05.29.2011 | College

As states continue to slash higher education budgets, public colleges and universities struggle to find sources for funding -- and many end up hiking ...

Phony Budget Solutions Are Suffocating the Public University

Christopher Newfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Christopher Newfield

Destructive cuts in health and education are being imposed in 46 of the 50 states, creating unnecessary misery and delaying economic recovery.

The Lost Generation: 8 Reasons Why America's Youth Are Falling Behind

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In the shadow of our faltering economy, America's students must cope with a host of issues: college affordability, mounting debt, unemployment. Attend...

As Tuition Increases, So Does Financial Aid: Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

College may actually be comparatively cheaper now than before the recession, the Washington Post reports. According to a new survey by the National A...

Tuition Rises At Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Three of the country's prominent universities are hiking their prices. The University of Virginia's tuition is set for a double-digit rise, according...

HuffPost College Meets WhiteHouse.Gov: 'Open For (Student) Questions'

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

*UPDATED* Nearly 150,000 votes later, we have a winner: Amanda Litman, the editor of North By Northwestern! Amanda has traveled with us to Washingto...

What If College Was Free? (COLUMN)

The Tech | Michael McGraw | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Next year, MIT says, the all-inclusive cost of tuition, room, and board will top $50,000. What would happen if MIT made an executive decision that, by...

Why Tuition Always Goes Up at American Universities

Bob Samuels | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Bob Samuels

The reasons why the numbers never add up in higher education is that universities and colleges use a false and misleading method to determine the cost of undergraduate instruction, to the detriment of us all.

Saving the University

Robin Lakoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Robin Lakoff

Recent budget cuts threaten a severe diminution of the status of the University of California, long considered the nation's -- perhaps the world's -- premier research university.