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 THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices digest #7 - Nov 3, 2010
Here is my weekly look at what's news on areavoices. It's been a busy couple of weeks. Word is definitely spreading about areavoices as a great place to share information. Checkout some of our new blo... Posted on 11/3/10 at 9:53 AM
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.
President Dean Bresciani admits there’s still some confusion about the complicated process of punishing students who break the law, even after he issued two statements in two days explaining how North Dakota State University is handling 10 football players accused of petition fraud.
President Barack Obama would make tax credits for college expenses permanent and expand Pell grants for students from lower-earning families. Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would emphasize the need to curb rising tuitions and federal education spending that are burdening families and government.
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.
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.
John Hoeven will have two great strengths. The first is his record: He’ll join the Senate as one of America’s most successful governors, judging by approval ratings. The second simply is his intelligence and charm.
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system hasn’t provided adequate oversight of contractors hired to help overhaul its computer network, and upgrades were made without enough thought paid to the end user, according to a report released Tuesday.
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