University of Oregon administrator Brad Shelton recently had to explain to the new UO Board of Trustees a delicate fact about university financing. He put a pie chart on a screen and revealed that most of the pie was colored red. “This is the, kind of, scary graph,” he said. “Can you see the number in the really big red (slice)? It says 59 percent — 59 percent of all our tuition revenue is (from) nonresident undergraduates.” The UO is dependent on outside money.
Momentum is growing in the movement to divest from fossil fuel companies. On Thursday, South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu called for an anti-apartheid-style boycott and disinvestment campaign against the industry for its role in driving climate change. Meanwhile, nearly 100 members of the faculty at Harvard University released an open letter calling on the Ivy League school to sell off its interests in oil, gas and coal companies.
Virginia Commonwealth University students likely will pay 3.5 percent more in tuition for the next academic year and a new $50 annual library charge, but no increase in mandatory fees is included in the administration’s budget proposal.
Three years ago this month, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden launched Joining Forces, a national initiative to support America’s service members and military families – before, during and after deployment.
Tuition for UT-Knoxville may increase between 4 and 6 percent for fiscal year 2015, according to Chris Cimino, vice-chancellor for finance and administration. For students who entered UT under the new 15-in-4 tuition model, the increase will remain locked at 3 percent. Cimino's office is still finalizing the change,...
On the marchers' list of demands were a tuition freeze and a return to the funding levels for higher education that prevailed before Gov. Rick Snyder took office. They want that funding tied to minority enrollment and retention rates and 50 percent student representation on the university's Board of Trustees.
Cradling bowls of homemade chili in their laps as the sun set behind Ridgley Hall, about two dozen students seated in a circle took turns explaining why they were fighting to dissolve Washington University’s ties with Peabody Energy.
Graphic by Trevor Robertson Last month, the Utah State Board of Regents gathered at Dixie State University to discuss and set tuition rates for the upcoming year for the eight public colleges and universities that make up The Utah System of Higher Education. The decisions made at the Utah State Board of Regents recent meeting…
The mother of a boarding school student claims in a civil filing that the child was subjected to a strip search without her consent, what the plaintiff maintains amounted to a violation of her daughter’s civil rights.