THE FLENSBURGER FILES Education should be encouraged, not denied
8:10 on a Wednesday morning in a lecture hall, waiting for the first class of the day to start. It is one of the introductory classes which provides students studying English with an insight to lite... Posted on 10/25/12 at 7:36 AM
DRAGON NEWS Cuts in state funding contribute to need for tuition increase
From the system office...
Average annual tuition and fee rates will increase at state universities beginning this fall under a budget approved Wednesday by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universitie... Posted on 6/23/11 at 10:41 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Colleges look at shutdown while trying to stay open
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is gearing up for a government shutdown.
A Wednesday emergency meeting of the 54-campus systems board of trustees resulted in a resolut... Posted on 6/9/11 at 1:46 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #9 - November 17, 2010
Areavoices Digest #9 - November 17, 2010
Another week and more schools are jumping on board with areavoices blogs.Areavoices is a fantasticplace to share school news. In additon to our newest school ... Posted on 11/17/10 at 2:31 PM
For-profit universities have every right to sell their educational wares, regardless of their relative merit and expense, in the marketplace. But the unintended consequences of these provisions of the Post-9/11 GI Bill breed academic failure, waste taxpayer dollars and do not accomplish the things our grateful nation intended.
A meeting between the North Dakota legislative higher education committee and Chancellor Hamid Shirvani was “tense” Thursday after he revealed the details of his proposed reform to the education system, said Sen. Mac Schneider, D-Grand Forks.
For years, Gac Filipaj, 52, mopped floors, cleaned toilets and took out trash at Columbia University. ButSunday was payback time: The janitor donned a cap and gown to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in classics.
For much of its 40-year history, the federal education gender-equity law known as Title IX has made headlines mostly on the sports pages. But over the last decade or so, Title IX has shifted onto a different patch of contentious terrain: sexual assault on college campuses.
Higher education leaders will get a firsthand look Thursday at the challenges facing colleges in the Oil Patch. During a meeting at Williston State College, the state Board of Higher Education will consider whether to ask the Legislature for $5 million to target western North Dakota campuses.
The government is moving forward with its crackdown on the country's for-profit schools, aiming to protect students from taking on too much debt to attend schools that do nothing for their job prospects.
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