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.
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.
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.
Nearly a half million students have been shut out of California community colleges since 2008 - a 17 percent drop in enrollment - as budget cuts have forced schools to limit the number of courses they can offer, a new survey of the campuses shows.