SCHEV & HIGHER ED NEWS
Think You Can’t Afford College? Think Again!
The cost to attend college can seem insurmountable for a large number of Virginia students. But during February – Financial Aid Awareness Month – the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) wants students to know that there are many ways – some free – to help pay for college.
Legislative Proposals Address Costs of College
"Since 2007, tuition at Virginia’s public colleges and universities has increased an average of 80 percent
...The rising cost of a college education prompted Del. David Reid, D-Loudoun, to file a bill to cap increases in tuition and mandatory fees at state institutions
." reports Virginia Business
Photo Caption: Del. David Reid has filed a bill to cap increases in tuition and fees at state institutions. Photo Credit: VCU Capital News Service
Column (Nancy Agee and Victoria Harker): Amazon's Verdict: Higher Education is Virginia's Top Asset
"Many other states offered the high-tech giant far more financial inducement. So how did the Old Dominion emerge the winner in this New Economy sweepstakes? The difference was our state’s top-ranked higher education system and our leaders’ bipartisan commitment to invest in talent
," according to this column published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch
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