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Colleges are staring down big hits to their bottom line next year due to these 3 reasons

The biggest casualty of an institution's thinned budget will be student support services, such as financial aid and tuition discount rates, says Bill Guerrero, University of Bridgeport's CFO.

House and Senate education budgets differ wildly, reflecting party lines

The House targeted organizations it found to "undermine the unity of our country," proposing to reduce the Office for Civil Rights budget by 25%.

Medaille University closes following a once promising acquisition agreement

Following Trocaire College's failed acquisition of its neighboring Buffalo private school, Medaille University is closing its doors, displacing around 1,600 students.

Higher fees for higher ed: How schools are combatting newly proposed tuition hikes

Inflation, decreased school endowments and state budget cuts are causing university tuition to rise by up to 9%. As a result, most colleges are choosing to pump up their financial aid packages and scholarship programs to cushion the blow to students.

Education espionage: FSA “secret shoppers” to monitor higher ed for unethical practices

“Schools that engage in fraud or misconduct are on notice that we may be listening, and they should clean up accordingly,” said Kristen Donoghue, FSA’s chief enforcement officer in the Department's announcement.

How Vermont is winning the fight against falling enrollment

Dedicated to embracing an evolving higher education landscape that's cost-effective, career-minded and digitally native, Vermont has begun to revitalize its once-flailling student body. Two big initiatives pushing this change are recent school mergers and a powerful free community college pipeline.

These college towns are tops for cash-strapped students

Broke Scholar's latest analysis—known as The Ramen Index—lays out which cities are most generous with student discounts and scholarship rewards for those who need to live on a shoestring.

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