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4 universities get nod for independent boards

Western Oregon University

The State Board of Higher Education endorsed institutional governing boards for Western Oregon University in Monmouth as well as Eastern Oregon University, the Oregon Institute of Technology and Southern Oregon University. This is the same governance change that takes effect July 1 for the state’s three largest public universities — Oregon State University, the University of Oregon and Portland State ... Read More »

Data shows low-income students bear bulk of tuition increases, University of Oregon among most affordable

University of Oregon

As tuition continues to rise, low-income students and their families are having to pay a disproportionate amount of those cost increases compared to their peers in higher income levels, according to federal data analyzed by education journalists. The Tuition Tracker created by Dallas Morning News, The Hechinger Report and the Education Writers Association uses data from the Department of Education ... Read More »

Universities weigh funding options


As public universities grapple with budget cuts, privatization — schools gaining more autonomy in exchange for turning down some state funding — is becoming a more viable alternative. But a proposal released this month by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, a public university advocacy group, aims to combat the process by attracting state money with a federal ... Read More »

Students face tuition hikes at Oregon’s universities

University of Oregon

Students will be paying an average of 5 percent more to attend Oregon’s seven public universities next academic year. The state Board of Higher Education approved higher prices Friday after hearing complaints from students struggling with money and debt. Those attending the most expensive public university, the University of Oregon, will pay $9,852 in tuition and fees next academic year, ... Read More »

Western Michigan University receives $3.6 million in grants

Western Michigan University

By Yvonne Zipp Western Michigan University received $3.6 million in grants between November and January, the university reported. Adding in that total, WMU has received $16 million in externally funded awards so far this year. WMU received $1.5 million in public service grants, with nearly $1 million from Kalamazoo Community Mental Health Services awarded to Carol Sundberg, director of the WMU ... Read More »

Private colleges boom as California universities falter

California’s public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state’s private colleges and universities. With five years of funding cuts causing stumbles in the state’s public higher education systems, California students are increasingly turning to private institutions, as well as out-of-state schools, to get their degrees. California independent colleges report big ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes