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Officials Discuss Compromise In Rutgers-Rowan Merger: A Combined Institution With An Independent Board

A tentative compromise is in the works that could save the controversial proposal to merge Rutgers-Camden with Rowan University, higher education officials said today.

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Roxbury College Draws Scrutiny For Apparent Gaps In Crime Reports

Federal officials are auditing Roxbury Community College for suspected lapses in its reporting of crimes committed on campus - the latest in a series of controversies for college president Terrence Gomes.

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No, The Government Won’t Get Out Of Higher Ed (Opinion)

Americans have chosen to accept some inefficiency in return for the greater “equality of opportunity” that student aid provides. And judging by presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s quick pledge to keep offering low-interest student loans, it’s sure to stay that way.

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Andiamo Protests Put $5M At Risk For University Of Michigan

A labor group's use of college students to stage Friday night protests outside an Italian restaurant in Dearborn could cost the University of Michigan millions in taxpayer funding.

Bill To Increase Tuition At U Of Florida, FSU Vetoed By Gov. Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a bill that would have allowed the University of Florida and Florida State University to increase tuition by virtually unlimited amounts.

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Two Parties Find a Way to Agree, and Disagree, on Student Loan Rates

As President Obama wrapped up a barnstorming tour of college campuses in swing states on Wednesday, Democrats and Republicans agreed that they wanted to avoid a steep increase in the student loan interest rate this summer. But the chief issue remained unsettled: how to pay the cost of doing so.

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Financial Details Sought On Rowan, Rutgers-Camden Merger

Members of the Assembly budget committee skewered New Jersey’s higher education secretary at a hearing Wednesday, arguing that they can’t judge a proposal to overhaul the state university system without knowing the cost.

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Student Loans: As Debts Hit $1 Trillion Mark, Protesters Plan Occupy-Type Events

Student loan activists in New York and some 20 other cities are gathering Wednesday, when student debt is expected to cross the trillion-dollar threshold. Among their student loan proposals: The federal government should cover all higher-education costs.

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"Partnering to Achieve PCI Compliance" at UBTech2012

Introduced several years ago, there's still much misunderstanding about PCI and how to achieve cost-effective compliance.

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