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Free-tuition plan may impact public universities, MTSU president says

Middle Tennessee State University

Gov. Bill Haslam’s proposal to make community and technical colleges free could be a double-edged sword for public universities such as Middle Tennessee State University, its president said Monday. The program, called Tennessee Promise, would use money from the state lottery to pay for two years of community college. To help fund it, Hope lottery scholarships for freshmen and sophomores ... Read More »

Reflections: universities are failing to nurture and inspire true intellectuals

When Hong Kong upgraded its technical colleges to universities in the early ’90s, it proved to be a watershed moment on this city’s higher education scene. Before then, Hong Kong had only two universities – the University of Hong Kong and Chinese University – which had enough spots for only about 2 per cent of students. No wonder university was ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes