SCHEV & HIGHER ED NEWS
Are College Tuition Resets Catching On?
"Tuition costs continue to soar, outpacing inflation in most categories over the past few decades, but some colleges are finally making higher education more affordable,"
. "St. John’s College ...is the latest to make such a move, slashing tuition by $17,000 a year. The school plans to make the money up through fundraising."
Photo: St. John's College President Mark Roosevelt talks about trends in student tuition and spending by colleges in Santa Fe, N.M. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
Council to meet September 17-18; Joined by Council of Presidents and Former Governor Gerald L. Baliles
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) will hold its regularly scheduled meeting September 17-18 in Richmond, including a joint meeting with the leaders of Virginia’s public colleges and universities and remarks from former Virginia Governor Gerald L. Baliles titled, “Restating the Case for Higher Education—Defining a New Role for SCHEV and Presidents.”
A Model Transfer Program That Should Be Copied
"The dual enrollment and transfer relationship between Northern Virginia Community College and George Mason University is so seamless the community college students have GMU identification cards and access to GMU recreational facilities," reports Bacon's Rebellion
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