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3 years 2 months ago

More Students in Remedial Classes

The percentage of Colorado students needing to take remedial courses at public colleges after graduating high school has gone up. A report released by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education shows 31.8% tested below college level and had to enroll in remedial courses that don't. count toward a degree....

3 years 4 months ago

CO schools luring more foreign students

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A new Colorado law freeing state universities to recruit more international students has prompted schools to begin aggressively courting foreigners who want to study in the United States and pay higher tuition. The Daily Camera reports that Colorado State University is seriously considering hiring an...

4 years 4 months ago

Students bear brunt of state budget deficit

Parents in Colorado may want to start putting more money into their kids' college fund. Almost all of the universities and colleges in our state are considering double digit tuition increases next year to overcome cuts in state funding. Jill Brake of the Colorado Commission on Higher Education worries...

4 years 5 months ago

Draft plan for colleges calls for more revenue

DENVER (AP) - A planning committee warns that Colorado voters and taxpayers need to come up with more money for higher education or the system is going to collapse. Committee co-chair Jim Lyons says options include raising taxes, providing more state funding, charging higher fees for graduate programs and...

4 years 6 months ago

Colleges bracing for lower state funding

Colorado colleges are bracing for lower state funding next year and some are drafting alternative plans to raise tuition by more than 9 percent. Rico Munn, director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, said Wednesday colleges may have their state funding cut from $705 million this year to...

4 years 7 months ago

Private colleges 'act local' with financial aid

Many private colleges are sweetening financial aid packages for students from their own backyards. It's an effort by the schools to portray themselves as more affordable and better neighbors. They also want to stay competitive. Among the schools is Northwestern University, which is targeting Chicago-area students in financial need....

4 years 10 months ago

Proposed new rules for college recruitment

Colleges would no longer be allowed to pay recruiters for students or engage in aggressive or misleading recruitment under proposed new federal regulations that target the practices of for-profit colleges. The proposed new Department of Education rules are to be announced Wednesday. They apply to all colleges but are...

5 years 2 months ago

Anne Hathaway given Hasty Pudding award

The tradition of Hasty Pudding continued Thursday with actress Anne Hathaway. "Oh, I think it couldn't be more beautiful.. a very Hasty pudding parade," Hathaway said. Hundreds lined Mass Avenue in Cambridge to honor Hasty Pudding's Woman of the Year. The celebration continued with a roast. ...

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