By Ashley Purgason Serving as the student regent on the University of Texas System Board of Regents offers me a unique perspective. I travel the state visiting the 15 UT […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ University of Texas System regents have ordered their schools to offer students a four-year fixed-rate tuition option by fall 2014.
Indiana University officials unveiled their latest response to a growing tuition backlash: A tuition freeze for upperclassmen on track to graduate on time.
Article by: JENNA ROSS, Star Tribune The University of Minnesota is offering lawmakers a trade: more state funding for a tuition freeze for undergraduates.
By Jon Marcus Who’s boss? US governing bodies flex their muscles Virginia president keeps her job, but once-inert boards are stirring nationwide.
Becky Yeh – OneNewsNow Californiacorrespondent An advocate for California taxpayers says the state’s university system is trying to scare voters into passing tax hikes. Meanwhile, salaries of higher-ups within the […]
by Andrea Zelinski Democrats are urging the governor to head off college tuition hikes by calling lawmakers back to Nashville this summer, though their plea is not likely to prompt […]
By Ralph K.M. Haurwitz The governing board of the University of Texas today froze in-state undergraduate tuition and fees for the next two years at the Austin flagship.
BY CAYLOR BALLINGER The University of Texas of the Permian Basin will be the first university in Texas to offer a $10,000 four-year degree program.
By JIM VERTUNO AUSTIN – Students at most campuses in the University of Texas and Texas A&M University systems would pay more in tuition next fall under proposals scheduled to […]
by Reeve Hamilton of Texas Tribune National Group Calls on UT System to Freeze Tuition Enlargephoto by: Todd Wiseman Advocates for a moratorium on tuition increases at public […]
by James Crugnale Thirty Santa Monica College students were pepper sprayed Tuesday night, with two needing medical assistance, after a clash with campus police during a protest over tuition hikes.
by Matthew Albright Bill aims to bring cost in line with southern average Kristen Braud and Shawn Champagne, nursing seniors at Nicholls State University, study Monday on campus. A bill […]
Liza Winkler Students are likely to experience tuition and fee increases over the course of five upcoming semesters, beginning next spring.
By Kim Clark and Beth Braverman (MONEY Magazine) — You knew it was bad, but now that your child is close or getting ready to go to college, you’re starting […]
By Liz Farmer The Office of Student Financial Services must use current tuition rates to determine financial aid because the Board of Regents has yet to set a date for […]
By: Julie Fisher ttu.edu Texas Tech University’s System Board of Regents’ finance committee has approved a tuition hike for the coming fall semester.
State lawmakers hear testimony from regents about higher-ed transparency By Brittany Anas, Camera Staff Writer
By VIMAL PATEL email@example.com Texas A&M president R. Bowen Loftin proposes a 3.95 percent rise in student tuition at a hearing Wednesday.
By The Daily Texan Editorial Board In March, the UT System Board of Regents will likely raise tuition for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 academic years, per President William Powers Jr.’s […]
By Liz Farmer The UT System Board of Regents are not set to discuss making Tuition Policy Advisory Committee meetings open to the public as requested by the Young Conservatives […]
By Jeff Sandefer – Even federal largesse can’t prop up a doomed business model forever – ‘Race to the Top” federal handouts, increasing Pell Grants, and executive-branch decrees won’t lower […]
How would you like to go to a private liberal arts college that will give you a full-ride tuition scholarship for four years? Sounds crazy? Actually, I’m serious.
by Reeve Hamilton Just in case undocumented students receiving in-state tuition at Texas public colleges and universities forget that they pledged to apply for permanent residency status as soon […]
By Rene Cardona Jr. Students will see an increase in tuition for the coming 2013-2014 biennium, which will fund new initiatives to improve academic success, and although some fees will […]
It’s hard to miss talk about rising college costs these days. It’s plastered all over newspapers and websites, and has been at the center of much political debate over the […]
This is about a week old, but the comments are pretty telling. What do you think? Originally posted by Posted by Brad Plumer Earlier this week, the College Board released […]
On sale today, costs of tuition plans have risen dramatically Written by Chris Umpierre Kim Purdy is thankful she already bought Florida Prepaid College Plans for her three young children. […]
Credit: JAY HARE / DOTHAN EAGLE Caroline Franklin, a theatre major, studies on her laptop inside the book store at Troy University on Tuesday afternoon. By: Jim Cook Ariel Tillman […]
Written by Liza Winkler This spring Texas State students can expect to shell out more money for tuition due to budget cuts made to higher education in the recent legislative […]
By Francis D. Fisher While you were away from Austin this summer, President William Powers Jr. set new goals for UT. He shifted from seeking money to finance the ever-escalating […]
TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2011 /CNW/ – With just seven weeks left until the Ontario election, a student at George Brown College has developed a video game where the player must […]
By DAVID HOGBERG, INVESTOR‘S BUSINESS DAILY View Enlarged Image College students and their families have struggled to pay for the rising cost of tuition, a cost that has been driven in part […]
By James Bacon Recent news articles report that college tuitions are soaring this year… again. Does anyone really believe that the price hikes for higher education at public universities can […]
By Tom and John Mills In just a few weeks, thousands of recent high school grads will be heading off to college. The sticker shock can be overwhelming. Tuition is […]
Many students across the UT Campus planked to protest higher education costs. American’s for Prosperity claims that student loan debt in America has reached $1 trillion and they want the […]
Rock the Ivory Tower provides a platform for college students, recent graduates and parents to share their personal stories on the rising cost of tuition, student loan debt, and their […]
Our view: College students and their parents shouldn’t be expected to shoulder an 86 percent tuition increase in just four years. Every time the California State University system raises its […]
Give credit to Solano Community College Superintendent/President Jowel Laguerre. He’s in tough negotiations with employee groups at the college as he struggles to close a $2 million budget gap — […]
My colleagues and I are often asked if there is a secret to making college affordable. Where can students find unclaimed scholarship money? How do you maximize financial aid? At […]
Racial gap in graduation rates means minorities have fewer opportunities to earn high salaries as adults By Jamelle Bouie Rising tuition combined with the recession is shutting more students out […]
By Frank McCoy None of the following is good news: the cost of college education keeps soaring upward. But to promote transparency, the U.S. Department of Education urges parents, students […]
Could blow hole in 2013 budget By William Lutz The Legislature was warned this would happen. In 2003, then-Speaker Tom Craddick rammed through HB 3015 (sometimes called tuition “deregulation”) by […]
Rock The Ivory Tower: Reform Higher Ed. Recently, there has been a great deal of controversy in Texas higher ed, particularly at Texas A&M and The University of Texas, about […]
SAN ANGELO, Texas — Tuition and fees for the 2011-12 academic year at Angelo State University will increase 9.9 percent, or $331.05 per semester for a full-time student taking 15 […]
By Sean Coughlan If the higher education system in England is going to become a market as never before, then students are going to be its mystery shoppers. If you’re […]
Survey – 92% say yes The rising tuition fees will significantly destroy the hopes of future students from attending higher education to envolve their carrers The higher tuitions costs will […]
While public universities tend to be a cheaper option for students, attending a public school out of your home state can still be an expensive venture, according to tuition and […]
After receiving several extremely defensive emails from UT President William Powers Jr., I wanted to learn more about the higher education debate that has obviously struck a nerve and was […]
Americans have lamented the skyrocketing cost of college tuition for years, yet its meteoric rise continues unabated. No matter how outrageously expensive it gets, it just keeps on rising, since […]