The price of a well-padded paradise - Columbia Spectator
3 a.m. pancake runs at JJ’s Place, state-of-the-art swimming pools and squash courts, acupuncture therapy, anti-gravity yoga classes, discounted tickets for Broadway musicals, and on and on. The opportunities here seem endless.
For many students, UR's financial aid theories don't always match reality
The Campus Times spoke with nearly a dozen students, UR officials, and two experts to understand financial aid in practice.
Poll: Support for free college among young people
Eighteen- to 29-year-olds like the idea of tuition-free college, even with a price tag in the billions, a new poll from Harvard shows. And most young people appear to trust college administrators.
The Supreme Court confirmation hearings showed that yearbooks can be documents for research as well as nostalgia (opinion) | Inside Higher Ed
As the recent Senate confirmation hearings for the U.S. Supreme Court demonstrated, yearbooks are documents that can go beyond casual nostalgia, writes John R. Thelin.
Many students on financial aid will now have to pay for their health insurance
Last month, some families received a letter explaining that Duke University will no longer pay for their student’s health insurance.
Rice University Announces Free Tuition for Low and Middle-Income Students
Rice University will offer free tuition to low- and middle-income students starting in the fall of 2019.
Free-college proposals shift to fit state needs and emulate successful examples
Proposals for tuition-free college programs shift to meet the needs of the state while also exhibiting qualities of more successful existing initiatives.
St. John's College reduces tuition to increase students' access
St. John's College plans to reduce tuition and use donations to make up for lost revenue under a new funding model designed to make the college more affordable and accessible.
At many small colleges, administrative spending is surging - The Boston Globe
At private colleges across New England, spending on administrative salaries and wages has grown more than twice as fast as student enrollment over the past decade, federal data show. The overall student population increased by 11 percent in the decade between 2007 and 2016. But during that same period, spending on administrators grew by about 30 percent, the data show.
College-bound? The fees could end up being a big surprise - The Boston Globe
Even families who have done their homework before their children commit to a school can find surprises lurking among the line-items charges.