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Oklahoma House Passes Higher Ed Aid Restriction

by Dan Holtmeyer, Associated Press | March 6, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma House voted Monday to limit the students eligible for a statewid [...] Read more

Oberlin College Cancels Classes After Racial Incidents

by Associated Press | March 5, 2013
A northeast Ohio college says it canceled classes after a report that a person wearing a hooded [...] Read more

UND Student Senate Has No Confidence in Chancellor

by Associated Press |
The University of North Dakota Student Senate has passed a vote of no confidence in state Unive [...] Read more

Purdue University Freezes Tuition for 2 Years

by Associated Press | March 3, 2013
Purdue University is freezing its tuition costs for the next two years in response to the natio [...] Read more

Michigan Lawmaker Proposes In-State Tuition for Veterans

by Associated Press |
Active duty military personnel and veterans would pay in-state tuition in Michigan under measur [...] Read more

Anti-Affirmative Action Bill Fails This Session

by Lucas L. Johnson II, Associated Press | February 28, 2013
The sponsor of a proposal to eliminate affirmative action initiatives from higher education ins [...] Read more

TSU President Dr. John Rudley Leading NCAA Committee

by Diverse Staff |
Texas Southern University President Dr. John M. Rudley is leading the NCAA’s Advisory Group t [...] Read more

Proposal To Tie College Funds to Completion Rate

by Michael Brick, Associated Press | February 27, 2013
Texas lawmakers are working on a proposal to tie higher education funding to completion rates a [...] Read more

College Discrimination Policy Bill Advancing

by Lucas L. Johnson II, Associated Press |
A proposal that seeks to prevent public higher education institutions in Tennessee from discrim [...] Read more

UMES President’s Tenure Tested But Strong

by Deborah Gates, The Daily Times of Salisbury | February 26, 2013
During a moment certain to mark Juliette Bell's darkest as University of Maryland Eastern Shore [...] Read more

Ky. Universities Push Senators on Immigration Law

by Ben Finley, Associated Press |
The presidents of Kentucky's public universities have signed a letter urging the state's U.S. s [...] Read more

Report: High School Dropouts Cost Economy Billions

by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press | February 25, 2013
High school dropouts are costing some $1.8 billion in lost tax revenue every year, education ad [...] Read more

UNM Working To Increase Black Student Enrollment

by Associated Press |
The University of New Mexico has hired a recruiter to bring more Black students to the universi [...] Read more

Jackson State Wins Approval for Madison Courses

by Associated Press | February 24, 2013
The state College Board has approved 42 courses for Jackson State University's planned campus i [...] Read more

Oregon House To Vote on Immigrant-Tuition Bill

by Associated Press |
The state House is scheduled to vote Friday on a measure allowing illegal immigrants to pay in- [...] Read more