- Oakland University blows by cap, hikes tuition 8.5 percent Updated: Jul-07-15 6:39 pm
AUBURN HILLS, Michigan - Oakland University has joined Eastern Michigan University in ignoring the state's 3.2 percent tuition cap, trading more income from students for a loss in aid from Lansing.
- Nevada to soon launch $800K campaign pushing college savings Updated: Jul-07-15 6:39 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada officials are one step closer to launching a fresh new advertising blitz to promote saving for college.
- WSU names provost as interim president Updated: Jul-07-15 6:23 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Provost Daniel J. Bernardo was named interim president of Washington State University on Tuesday during a special meeting of the Pullman-based school's board of regents.
- University of Illinois spends $843,000 for legal defense Updated: Jul-07-15 4:56 pm
URBANA, Illinois - The University of Illinois has spent more than $843,000 defending itself in a pair of lawsuits filed by a professor who was denied a job at the school after posting anti-Israel messages on Twitter.
- Point Park University in Pittsburgh lays off 32 employees Updated: Jul-07-15 4:50 pm
PITTSBURGH - Point Park University in Pittsburgh laying off 32 full- and part-time employees as part of restructuring spurred by declining enrollment.
- Education Dept. dismisses Asian groups' complaint Updated: Jul-07-15 4:46 pm
WASHINGTON - The Education Department has dismissed a complaint against Harvard University by some Asian-American groups who say the university uses racial quotas to keep out high-scoring Asians.
- UC campuses aim to admit more students from 2-year colleges Updated: Jul-07-15 4:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The University of California is trying to increase the number of undergraduates it admits from the state's community colleges by spelling out the courses transferring students need to be eligible to complete their studies at a UC campus, UC President Janet Napolitano said Tuesday.
- NY expands 'yes means yes' policy to private colleges Updated: Jul-07-15 2:32 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York state's private colleges and universities have a new sexual consent policy after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law Tuesday in an effort to combat campus sexual violence.
- Ohio University transitions from coal to natural gas fuel Updated: Jul-07-15 2:28 pm
ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio University officials say the campus nestled in the state's coal-mining country will transition from coal to natural gas fuel by the end of the year.
- U. of Alaska Fairbanks rededicates nearly century-old campus Updated: Jul-07-15 1:20 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The University of Alaska Fairbanks will officially celebrate its first century next year and officials marked festivities leading up to it with a rededication.
- Miami University faces housing shortage, rents apartments Updated: Jul-07-15 1:14 pm
OXFORD, Ohio - Miami University in southwest Ohio will welcome its largest incoming freshman class this fall, and officials are anticipating a housing shortage.
- Rep. Steve Hickey resigns from SD House to study in Scotland Updated: Jul-07-15 1:08 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Republican state Rep. Steve Hickey is resigning his seat in the South Dakota House to move to Scotland and study Christian ethics in the modern world and the surveillance state.
- Rubio on US economy: 'The old ways no longer work' Updated: Jul-07-15 11:12 am
CHICAGO - Offering an economic message that jabs rivals in both parties, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio on Tuesday outlined a plan to lower corporate tax rates, loosen Internet regulation and broaden college accreditation, in his first major domestic policy speech as a presidential candidate.
- Pitt Children's Hospital chief doc named St. Louis med dean Updated: Jul-07-15 8:07 am
ST. LOUIS - The physician-in-chief and scientific director at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh has been named dean of a St. Louis medical school where he used to teach.
- U of Illinois names California administrator law school dean Updated: Jul-07-15 5:22 am
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The University of Illinois has hired a legal scholar with long ties to California as the next dean of its College of Law.
- Wake Forest University speeding toward fundraising goal Updated: Jul-07-15 4:04 am
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - A fundraising campaign at Wake Forest University is quickly reaching its goal.
- WVU dean of students takes on additional duties Updated: Jul-07-15 3:13 am
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - West Virginia University Dean of Students Corey Farris has added the title of associate university vice president.
- OSU biochemistry professor researching snake antivenom Updated: Jul-07-15 3:13 am
TULSA, Oklahoma - A biochemistry professor at Oklahoma State University's Center for Health Sciences is trying to create a more effective antivenom for people who have been bitten by a poisonous snake.
- Convent on University of Missouri-St. Louis campus saved Updated: Jul-07-15 2:20 am
BEL-NOIR, Missouri - After a push from community activists, the old Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word Convent in Bel-Noir has been saved from demolition.
- Chinese families of Yale students grow a garden, tradition Updated: Jul-07-15 1:47 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A once-vacant city block at the northern edge of Yale University has been transformed into a garden by the extended families of graduate and professional students from China.
- TCU, North Texas Health Science Center to open med school Updated: Jul-06-15 10:05 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - Texas Christian University and the University of North Texas Health Science Center are joining forces to open a medical school in Fort Worth, the biggest Texas city without such a school.
- Gov. Inslee signs early learning quality, tuition cut bills Updated: Jul-06-15 9:25 pm
SEATTLE - Surrounded by children, Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday signed bills to help kids on both ends of the education spectrum: a comprehensive new early learning bill and a measure that will cut college and university tuition.
- UW-Madison to take biggest hit under state budget Updated: Jul-06-15 7:37 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin's flagship campus in Madison will likely take a nearly $59 million hit this budget year to help reduce the state budget deficit, according to system documents released Monday.
- Washington Gov. Inslee signs tuition reduction bill Updated: Jul-06-15 7:32 pm
SEATTLE - Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that will decrease tuition for students at Washington's public colleges and universities.
- Wichita State getting $1M federal grant Updated: Jul-06-15 5:37 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita State University is getting a $1 million federal grant for its new innovation campus.