2017 July 10 - 04:44 pm

Average Annual Cost To Exceed $3,000 for First Time

Each of the independently governed colleges will raise tuition, even though some schools traditionally have increased tuition every other year. Colleges started the current budget with $265 million in state funding, but after a series of cuts will start next year with $237 million.
2017 July 10 - 04:44 pm

Trump’s Proposed 50 Percent Cut Would Affect 300,000 Students

“Broadly speaking, it’s going to make it more difficult for students and their parents to afford college,” said Daniel T. Madzelan, assistant vice president at the American Council on Education. “It’s pretty clear that this administration is cutting on the discretionary domestic side for fund increases on the defense side of the budget.
2017 July 10 - 04:44 pm

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

SCTCC as the vice president of administration and chief financial officer since 2000, and has also served as acting president (2005). Previous roles have included serving in the Office of the Legislative Auditor and the Office of the State Auditor.
2017 July 10 - 04:44 pm

A Summary Listing of Honors and Awards at Colleges Around the Nation

innovative teaching in s c i e n c e , biology and STEM. The 1998 Illinois Math and Science Academy graduate also demonstrates her passion for these studies through her leadership and involvement in many professional and community organizations dedicated to science education.
2017 July 10 - 04:44 pm

Nearly 160,000 Students Being Urged To Return to Campus

Census figures show 29 percent of Mississippians older than 25 have a two-year or four-year college degree, but another 23 percent attended college and never earned a degree. Gov. Phil Bryant, who is backing the effort, said when it was announced in November that a better-qualified workforce would help the state’s economy and raise incomes.
2017 July 10 - 04:44 pm

A Summary Listing of Grants and Gifts at Colleges Around the Nation

The new facility will be shared with the college, allowing expansion of college programs in the performing arts. The academy is a specialized, public high school program that concentrates heavily on the performing arts, including dance, music, and theatre, serving students in 9th-12th grades from all of Ocean County.
2017 July 10 - 04:44 pm

How Faculty and Administrators Can Boost Job Satisfaction

and other publications have reported widely and often on faculty dissatisfaction with administrative leadership or, conversely, administrators’ frustration with faculty dissension, both of which have publicly surfaced at community colleges in Tennessee.
2017 July 10 - 04:44 pm

Justices Decline To Review Lower Court’s Rejection of Mandatory Drug-Testing

The college, based in Linn in central Missouri, has insisted that fostering a drug-free environment amounted to a “special need” justifying departure from the usual warrant and probablecause requirements. The American Civil Liberties Union countered that such universal drug testing was unconstitutionally invasive.
2017 June 13 - 03:08 pm
Students from Interboro and Penn Wood high schools were recognized this week for completing Delaware County Community College’s.
2017 June 13 - 03:08 pm
legal service has made him passionate about becoming an attorney who can serve those who need it most. “The 29 Who Shine honorees are exceptional student leaders who saw a way to improve something and acted on it, and for that we are grateful. They are a credit to the colleges and universities they attend.
2017 June 13 - 03:08 pm
which identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO helps lowincome individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post-baccalaureate programs.
2017 June 13 - 03:08 pm
July 29, Aug 1, 2017 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY BUSINESS OFFICERS NACUBO.
2017 June 13 - 03:08 pm

Colorado Horticulture Teacher Retires after 25 Years

Cary retired from Pickens Technical College this spring after 25 years. Talk to former students and one thing becomes abundantly clear about the man who was awarded a lifetime achievement award from the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado: Cary’s love for plants is only matched by his love for his students.
2017 June 13 - 03:08 pm

Ceremonies Are Rich in Diversity and Inspiration

These are just three of the stories of community college commencements in 2017. Plenty of words have been written about poor graduation rates at community colleges. The demand for better results continues unabated. But this year, like every year, thousands of community college students graduated.
2017 June 13 - 03:08 pm

Rejection of Measure Draws Criticism from Free Speech Advocates

“Someone needs to ask the governor, ‘Do you really believe that students should be forbidden from criticizing their schools or advocating for a better quality education?’ That’s what’s the bill aims to protect and that’s the kind of speech that schools have habitually censored,” LoMonte said.
2017 June 13 - 03:08 pm

Video Conferencing at Center of College Model

The Pennsylvania Department of Education approved plans by the Rural Regional College of Northern Pennsylvania to enroll students in the fall in a partnership with Gannon University in Erie. The college has been offering limited courses during the summer.
2017 June 13 - 03:08 pm

Merit-Based Program Criticized for Excluding Needy Students

With a score of 1290, he would qualify for Bright Futures’ top tier, securing about $3,090 a year — a big dent in the $6,000 tuition and fees that Florida’s public universities charge on average. He took the SAT once, twice, three times, with mounting fear.
2017 June 13 - 03:08 pm

College’s First Language Institute Draws 70 Participants

“I think that our people have been wanting to gather together to discuss, learn and practice speaking Umonhon,” said Vida Stabler, program director of the Umonhon Language and Culture Center, one of the organizers of the institute. “I think we have seen our elders pass on, and with their passing, we see our language fluency dropping.
2017 June 13 - 03:08 pm

Students Will Get 60% of Tuition Costs, Down from 90%

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — College scholarships funded by New Mexico lottery proceeds will cover 60 percent of tuition costs for the next school year — down from 90 percent — as state education officials announced changes aimed at stretching dwindling revenue for the financial aid program.

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