Economy

The Myth of the 'College Bubble'

A college president once quipped that higher education is one of the few things that a person is willing to pay for but not receive. Another wise observer noted that college is the rare case where the customer tries to get as little as he can for the money.

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Miss. Universities Ask For $72M Budget Increase

Mississippi's institutions of higher learning have asked lawmakers for $72.4 million more for the fiscal year that begins next July 1.

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UC Regents Hear Ideas For Raising Money

Anyone who needs a lot of money, as the University of California says it does, gets thinking about the fastest, easiest ways to bring in cash.

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U Of Minnesota Offers To Freeze Tuition For New Money

The University of Minnesota is offering a tuition freeze in exchange for new money from the Legislature. University President Eric Kaler is tying increased funding for the "U' to a tuition freeze for some undergraduates.

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University Of Louisville President James Ramsey Criticizes Politicians For Cutting Higher Education Funding

University of Louisville President James Ramsey criticized politicians who cut funding to higher education and said he was “confused by those who talk of education’s failures while espousing policies that fail to invest in education” during his state of the university speech Wednesday.

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Cuts, Improvements Could Boost Pitt-Titusville

Job cuts, new academic programs and aggressive marketing could keep the financially strapped University of Pittsburgh at Titusville afloat.

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State Must Restore Funding To Wash. Higher Education (Opinion)

In the space of four years, UW tuition for in-state undergraduates has increased 55 percent because of the cut in state support for higher education. This must change, guest columnists Adam Sherman and Evan Smith say.

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UCLA Plan To Change Anderson School Funding Stalls

A powerful UC committee suspends its review of the proposal to switch from state to private funding for the university's main MBA program.

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