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State higher-ed funding at record low

State funding to colleges and universities is at a historic low, according to a definitive annual report on higher education finance.

By Daniel de Vise  | March 8, 2011; 5:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Guest post: Year-round Pell Grants are a lifeline

Here is a guest post from Vinton Thompson, president of the Metropolitan College of New York. The House majority has voted for large cuts in Pell Grant support for low-income college students. These cuts would be disastrous for many students...

By Daniel de Vise  | March 5, 2011; 6:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Access, Aid, Finance, Public policy  | Tags:  Obama Pell cuts, Pell Grants, Pell funding, student aid colleges  
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Cal State's Reed: Don't cut Pell grant program

California State University broke with years of tradition in the 2008 downturn by adopting competitive admissions. For the first time in a long time, California students in the top third of their classes with B averages weren't guaranteed admission. Since...

By Daniel de Vise  | March 2, 2011; 12:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Access, Administration, Admissions, Aid, Attainment, Community Colleges, Finance, For-profit colleges, Public policy, Publics  | Tags:  Cal State University, California higher education, Charles Reed CSU, Pell grants, higher education cuts  
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Fixing higher ed: U-Va. and U-Md. weigh in

In an article published last week in The Washington Post Magazine, I offered eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. After reading the article, you can rank the ideas in a poll, which you will find farther down on this blog....

By Daniel de Vise  | February 27, 2011; 2:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Administration, Aid, Athletics, Attainment, Development, Finance, Labor, Research, Technology  | Tags:  UMD fixing higher ed, UVA fixing higher ed, fixing higher education, higher education reform, washington post fixing higher education  
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Fixing higher ed: Catholic University's Brennan

In an article published Sunday in The Washington Post Magazine, I offer eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. After reading the article, you can rank the ideas in a poll, which you will find farther down on this blog. For...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 26, 2011; 2:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Administration, Admissions, Finance, For-profit colleges, Technology  | Tags:  Washington Post fixing higher ed, fixing higher ed CUA Brennan, fixing higher education, higher ed Washington Post magazine  
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Fixing higher ed: Lumina's Jamie Merisotis

In a story that published Sunday in The Washington Post Magazine, I offer eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. After reading the story, you can rank the ideas in a poll, which you will find farther down on this blog....

By Daniel de Vise  | February 24, 2011; 5:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Access, Administration, Admissions, Aid, Attainment, Finance, Online, Pedagogy, Public policy, Students, Technology  | Tags:  fixing higher education, higher education reform, wapo fixing higher education, washington post fixing higher ed  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Fixing higher ed: Trinity's Patricia McGuire, Daniel de Vise , February 23, 2011
Randolph-Macon offers 'degree guarantee', Daniel de Vise , February 22, 2011
Fixing higher ed: StraighterLine's Burck Smith, Daniel de Vise , February 22, 2011
Fixing higher ed: Andrew Gillen, Richard Vedder, Daniel de Vise , February 20, 2011
Fixing higher ed: Steven Knapp, GWU, Daniel de Vise , February 19, 2011
Fixing higher ed: College Board's Sandy Baum, Daniel de Vise , February 18, 2011
Gallaudet closing 17 programs, Daniel de Vise , February 16, 2011
Cornell's Skorton: Don't cut humanities, David J. Skorton , February 10, 2011
Guest post: New ED rules get funds to needy students, Daniel de Vise , February 7, 2011
Higher ed reporters meet to learn, share, gripe, Daniel de Vise , February 5, 2011
Kiplinger: D.C. region awash in collegiate values, Daniel de Vise , January 4, 2011
Divorced parents contribute less toward college, Daniel de Vise , December 10, 2010
25 ways to reduce the cost of college, Daniel de Vise , December 2, 2010
Five Thanksgiving thoughts for the college-bound, Craig Powell , November 25, 2010
Study abroad declines for the first time ever, Daniel de Vise , November 15, 2010
College endowments recovered in fiscal 2010, Daniel de Vise , November 3, 2010
The 20 most expensive dorms, Daniel de Vise , November 2, 2010
Kiplinger cites 11 area schools for quality, value, Daniel de Vise , October 28, 2010
Most expensive colleges: GU, GWU getting cheaper?, Daniel de Vise , October 20, 2010
A state university retreats from language study, Daniel de Vise , October 13, 2010
10 colleges where you'd best apply early, Daniel de Vise , October 6, 2010
R&D spending continues to rise, Daniel de Vise , September 30, 2010
For-profit higher ed company opens national ad campaign, Daniel de Vise , September 22, 2010
Georgetown announces largest gift in history, Daniel de Vise , September 14, 2010
Is college worth the money?, Daniel de Vise , September 9, 2010
Feds publish for-profit loan repayment rates, Daniel de Vise , August 16, 2010
150 private colleges fail DOE financial test, Daniel de Vise , August 12, 2010
Trustee group to colleges: No more tuition hikes, Daniel deVise , August 3, 2010
Tangled up in FAFSA: Aid red tape run amok, Daniel de Vise , July 30, 2010
College giving will rebound, survey says, Daniel de Vise , July 20, 2010
Naval Academy inquiry focused mostly on football, Daniel de Vise , June 30, 2010
Naval Academy 'slush fund' revealed, Daniel de Vise , June 29, 2010
Financial aid rising faster than tuition, Daniel de Vise , June 29, 2010
For-profits: two new rules that really matter, Daniel de Vise , June 16, 2010
Whitman grad with Ph.D. plays online poker, Daniel de Vise , June 9, 2010
Md. fund gives tax dollars to private colleges, Daniel de Vise , June 8, 2010
NVCC enrollment passes 70,000, Daniel de Vise , June 4, 2010
'Value' in higher education, Daniel de Vise , June 1, 2010
Taxpayers paid $17k a month for executive ed, Daniel de Vise , May 26, 2010
Is the future of higher ed in Fayette, Iowa?, Daniel de Vise , May 21, 2010
GMU tuition rises 8 percent, Daniel de Vise , May 6, 2010
A 24 percent tuition increase?, Daniel de Vise , April 29, 2010
A seven-figure gift from an online student, Daniel de Vise , April 27, 2010
Va. tuition up nearly 10 percent, Daniel de Vise , April 27, 2010
Study: Half of for-profit students borrow $30k, Daniel de Vise , April 26, 2010
Coffee with Montgomery College President Pinkney, Daniel de Vise , April 22, 2010
Study: local universities stingy on pay raises, Daniel de Vise , April 12, 2010
Tuition discounting at an all-time high, Daniel de Vise , April 9, 2010
Few schools backing off "no loan" pledges, Daniel de Vise , April 8, 2010
For-profits vs. community colleges, Daniel de Vise , March 31, 2010
Coffee with Dartmouth President Kim, Daniel de Vise , March 25, 2010
Lawmaker proposes Maryland tuition cap, Daniel de Vise , March 23, 2010
Foes of student aid bill remain, Daniel de Vise , March 23, 2010
JHU tuition crosses $40K mark, Daniel de Vise , March 22, 2010
Coffee with UW President Emmert, Daniel de Vise , March 21, 2010
Student aid bill prompts hastily planned rallies, Daniel de Vise , March 19, 2010
Calculating the net price of college, Daniel de Vise , March 17, 2010
Coffee with Excelsior president Ebersole, Daniel de Vise , March 16, 2010
Montgomery College faces 'devastating' cuts, Daniel de Vise , March 16, 2010
U-Md. sends 38 to a Chicago event, Daniel de Vise , March 15, 2010
UDC leases space near Union Station, Daniel de Vise , March 12, 2010
Coffee with U. of Oregon President Lariviere, Daniel de Vise , March 10, 2010
Chancellor Kirwan honored for leadership, Daniel de Vise , March 9, 2010
GS to merge with shuttered Southeastern, Daniel de Vise , March 5, 2010
An HBCU president reflects on Obama's initiative, Daniel de Vise , March 5, 2010
California: "a denied dream", Daniel de Vise , March 5, 2010
California 'Day of Action': How big is it?, Daniel de Vise , March 4, 2010
NVCC veterans await benefits, Daniel de Vise , March 3, 2010
Coffee with Cal State Chancellor Charles B. Reed, Daniel de Vise , March 1, 2010
Obama moves to bolster HBCUs, Daniel de Vise , February 26, 2010
College for $99 a month, Daniel de Vise , February 26, 2010
Public Agenda survey finds deep skepticism, Daniel de Vise , February 19, 2010
GW trustees approve tuition hike, Daniel de Vise , February 12, 2010
Stimulus Funds Saved Publics, Daniel de Vise , February 11, 2010
The net price of college, Daniel de Vise , February 10, 2010
V-T, WM, VMI endowments thriving, Daniel de Vise , February 10, 2010
Coffee with Pomona President Oxtoby, Daniel de Vise , February 5, 2010
Giving is up at local universities, Daniel de Vise , February 3, 2010
William and Mary to retire late-career raises?, Daniel de Vise , February 2, 2010
FAFSA February, Daniel de Vise , February 1, 2010
Williams abandons no-loan rule, Daniel de Vise , February 1, 2010
Local endowments depleted in '09, Daniel de Vise , January 28, 2010
U-Md. buys a piece of the Post, Daniel de Vise , January 27, 2010
Education costs tripled since 1990, Daniel de Vise , January 26, 2010
Why are college applications up?, Daniel de Vise , January 22, 2010
USM's Kirwan: No Pay Cut, Daniel de Vise , January 20, 2010
 
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