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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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Eight of top 25 public college grad rates are in Md., Va.

I have posted before on the strikingly high graduation rates at top public universities in Virginia and Maryland. One could make a case, for example, that the University of Virginia and the College of William and Mary are the two...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 2, 2011; 3:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Attainment, Publics, Rankings  | Tags:  college completion, completion rates, graduation rates, public university completion rates, top colleges  
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Kiplinger: D.C. region awash in collegiate values

Many colleges in Maryland and (especially) Virginia have made this year's Kiplinger 100 list of top public collegiate values, delivering high quality at a reasonable price. Flagships in Virginia and Maryland capture three of the top five spots. (The University...

By Daniel de Vise  | January 4, 2011; 11:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Aid, Finance, Publics, Rankings  | Tags:  Kiplinger rankings, best maryland colleges, best virginia colleges, best-value colleges, college rankings, college rankings value, college values  
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12 notable higher education stories of 2010

In chronological order: Jan. 11: The University of Virginia picks its first female president. Her first six months will not be easy. April 16: Regents end a four-year tuition freeze in Maryland's state university system. Maryland's state schools were more...

By Daniel de Vise  | December 28, 2010; 12:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Attainment, Community Colleges, Crime, For-profit colleges, Public policy, Public safety, Publics, Research, Students  | Tags:  top college stories of 2010, top higher education stories of 2010  
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UDC to offer two-year BA in DCPS pilot

The University of the District of Columbia is preparing a pilot program that would offer students at two DCPS high schools a bachelor's degree two years after the completion of 12th grade, President Allen Sessoms said today. Sessoms wants to...

By Daniel de Vise  | December 21, 2010; 4:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Attainment, Community Colleges, Publics  | Tags:  UDC DCPS pilot, UDC Wilson pilot, UDC pilot DCPS, UDC two-year BA, UDC two-year bachelor degree  
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UMB inaugurates new president

The University of Maryland, Baltimore inaugurated Jay Perman as its sixth president Tuesday morning in a ceremony at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre. Perman was appointed president of the oldest University System of Maryland campus July 11. He previously chaired the department...

By Daniel de Vise  | November 9, 2010; 2:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Administration, Publics  | Tags:  Jay Perman inauguration, UMB inauguration, University Maryland inauguration  
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Older Entries in This Category »

New U-Md. President Loh: 'Go Terps!', Daniel de Vise , August 18, 2010
U-Va.'s Casteen on community college transfers, Daniel de Vise , June 17, 2010
Whitman grad with Ph.D. plays online poker, Daniel de Vise , June 9, 2010
Lockheed, U-Md. announce partnership, Washington Post Editors , June 5, 2010
'Value' in higher education, Daniel de Vise , June 1, 2010
GMU tuition rises 8 percent, Daniel de Vise , May 6, 2010
A 24 percent tuition increase?, Daniel de Vise , April 29, 2010
UDC lease approved near Union Station, Daniel de Vise , April 23, 2010
Lawmaker proposes Maryland tuition cap, Daniel de Vise , March 23, 2010
Coffee with UW President Emmert, Daniel de Vise , March 21, 2010
Bill would open college crisis records, Daniel de Vise , March 19, 2010
Montgomery College faces 'devastating' cuts, Daniel de Vise , March 16, 2010
College news in 'three clicks or less', Daniel de Vise , March 15, 2010
U-Md. sends 38 to a Chicago event, Daniel de Vise , March 15, 2010
Va. college leaders weigh in on discrimination, Daniel de Vise , March 11, 2010
Coffee with U. of Oregon President Lariviere, Daniel de Vise , March 10, 2010
UDC unveils largest-ever ad campaign, Daniel de Vise , March 9, 2010
Chancellor Kirwan honored for leadership, Daniel de Vise , March 9, 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
Towson provost speaks on Zaruba firing, Daniel de Vise , March 3, 2010
NVCC veterans await benefits, Daniel de Vise , March 3, 2010
Towson adjunct fired for racial epithet, Daniel de Vise , March 2, 2010
Coffee with Cal State Chancellor Charles B. Reed, Daniel de Vise , March 1, 2010
Perman: UMB needs research space, Daniel de Vise , February 23, 2010
Jay Perman appointed UMB president, Daniel de Vise , February 23, 2010
Urgo named president of St. Mary's College, Daniel de Vise , February 23, 2010
U-Md. vs. U-Va.: Bring it on!, Daniel de Vise , February 17, 2010
Stimulus Funds Saved Publics, Daniel de Vise , February 11, 2010
William and Mary to retire late-career raises?, Daniel de Vise , February 2, 2010
Appeal denied in online ed dispute, Daniel de Vise , January 29, 2010
U-Md. buys a piece of the Post, Daniel de Vise , January 27, 2010
GWU business school ascends, Daniel de Vise , January 25, 2010
Applications also up at GMU, Marymount, Trinity, Daniel de Vise , January 25, 2010
Link: U-Md pulled into labor dispute in California, Daniel de Vise , January 21, 2010
USM's Kirwan: No Pay Cut, Daniel de Vise , January 20, 2010
 
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