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Cal Grant Rules Disqualify 80 Percent of For-Profits

by Associated Press | January 7, 2013
A state report examining Cal Grant's new eligibility standards says the tighter rules have disq [...] Read more

Vets Face Confusion Using GI Bill at State Schools

by ALLEN G. BREED, AP National Writer | January 6, 2013
In choosing to serve her country in uniform, Hayleigh Lynn Perez knowingly accepted a nomadic l [...] Read more

Unified Basketball Schools Continue to Plot Future

by Associated Press |
The seven Catholic schools that have decided to leave the Big East and form their own league co [...] Read more

Appeals Court Favors Grambling State in Former Football Coach’s Suit

by Diverse Staff | January 3, 2013
The First Circuit Court of Appeal of Louisiana has ruled that Grambling State University had ju [...] Read more

Rhode Island Can’t Access Student Records at Closed School

by Associated Press |
Rhode Island higher education officials say a career training school that abruptly shut down ha [...] Read more

Michigan Allows Community Colleges to Offer Some 4-Year Degree Programs

by Associated Press | January 2, 2013
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a law that will allow community colleges to grant bachelor [...] Read more

Governor: NCAA ‘Piled On’ Penn St. for Its Own Benefit

by Mark Scolforo, Associated Press |
The NCAA overstepped its authority by imposing hefty sanctions on Penn State University in the [...] Read more

Washington Universities Not Happy With Governor’s Tuition Plan

by Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press | January 1, 2013
Gov. Chris Gregoire’s goal of not raising college tuition over the next two years is not sitt [...] Read more

Alabama State Audit Likely to Cost Over $500K

by Associated Press |
Representatives for Gov. Robert Bentley Robert Bentley -Search using:News, Most Recent 60 Days [...] Read more

Morgan State Regents Extend President’s Contract

by Associated Press | December 30, 2012
The president of Morgan State University gets to keep his job for another year. [...] Read more

Oregon College Workers Must Report Abuse Under New Law

by Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press |
Oregon higher education employees and coaches are joining the list of people required by law to [...] Read more

Governor Plans to Vote to Keep Alabama State President

by Associated Press | December 20, 2012
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says he will vote to retain Joseph Silver as president of Alabama S [...] Read more

Ex-NY College Administrator Fraudulently Changed Grades

by Associated Press |
A former New York City college administrator has admitted faking professors' signatures to boos [...] Read more

Tuberculosis Diagnosed on UMBC Campus

by Associated Press | December 19, 2012
Officials at the University of Maryland Baltimore County say someone on the Catonsville campus [...] Read more

Oklahoma Higher Education to Focus on More Graduates

by Associated Press |
The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education chancellor says the state must increase gradua [...] Read more