Posts tagged: Educational Finance - Diverse

University of Missouri Cancels Search for Staff Lobbyist

by Associated Press | October 10, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri System says it is no longer looking for a staff lo [...] Read more

Organizers Offer Chess as Gateway to College

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 9, 2017
The Cleveland Scholastic Open is distinct among chess tournaments in that organizers go to grea [...] Read more

Parents Need Charters, Change and Choice

by Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. and Jennifer Wider |
While much progress has been made, the promise of equal access to quality education has not bee [...] Read more

College of Charleston Gets Nearly $2M for Professorship

by Associated Press |
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The College of Charleston is getting nearly $2 million for a new professor [...] Read more

Community Colleges Seek Continued Support in Closing Skills Gap

by | October 5, 2017
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) briefed Congressional staffers on legisla [...] Read more

University of Hawaii Gets Donation That Could Equal $7B

by Associated Press |
HONOLULU — University of Hawaii alumnus and real estate investor Jay Shidler has donated a co [...] Read more

Study: Over Half of For-profit Students Defaulted on Loans

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON  — Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to defa [...] Read more

University of Maryland Receives $220 Million Donation

by Joseph Hong | October 4, 2017
An alumnus broke records at the University of Maryland on Wednesday when his foundation gifted [...] Read more

Merging of Savings Accounts Proposed for College Funding

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
Children’s savings accounts and college promise initiatives could be stronger if the two fund [...] Read more

University of Maryland Gets $220M Gift for More Scholarships

by Brian Witte, Associated Press |
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — To help double need-based scholarships, the University of Maryland is get [...] Read more

Clark Atlanta Wins Land Dispute Lawsuit Over Invest Atlanta

by Associated Press |
ATLANTA — The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that Clark Atlanta University should regain 13 a [...] Read more

University of Montana Selects GE Executive as Next President

by Associated Press |
MISSOULA, Mont. — General Electric executive Seth Bodnar has accepted a preliminary offer to [...] Read more

Are Archaic Premises Fueling Feds’ Pursuit of WGU?

by Trent Kaufman and Aaron Andersen | October 3, 2017
A recent report from the U.S. Department of Education grabbed headlines by proffering the opini [...] Read more

Fantastic Five: Strada Grantees Look Ahead to Implementation

by Joseph Hong |
Last year, five minority serving institutions, or MSIs, each received $325,000 grants from Stra [...] Read more

Blackburn College Offers Free Tuition for Low-income Students

by Associated Press | October 2, 2017
CARLINVILLE, Ill. — A liberal arts college in southern Illinois is offering free tuition to a [...] Read more