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Oregon universities expect tuition increases

PORTLAND – Tuition and fees at Oregon’s seven public universities could rise by as much as 13 percent as the schools brace for state budget cuts. Oregon lawmakers are grappling …


Quest for perfect college can involve extended travel, intangibles

Forget the Grand Tour of Europe. If your kid is in high school, your next family vacation – in fact, your next couple of family vacations – may well be …


Washington tuition bill closer

OLYMPIA – Washington students could pay more for a college diploma under a bill approved by the state House on Wednesday. The measure, approved on a 50-47 vote, removes the …


Smart Bombs: Sticker Shock 101

In pushing for large tuition increases over the next two years, Gov. Chris Gregoire invoked many of the arguments made over the years for a high tuition-high aid model for …


Budget cuts rekindle faculty group

Concern about budget cuts at Washington State University has prompted a resurgence of a national faculty rights organization on campus. The American Association of University Professors, active in Pullman in …


EWU students rally against cuts

State university administrators are keeping budget plans close to their vests while Washington House and Senate negotiators decide whether impending higher education cuts will be bad news or very bad …


EWU scholarships in jeopardy

Jessica Hay has no illusions about where she would be were it not for the scholarships she receives while attending Eastern Washington University. “I would be working dead-end job after …


Falling endowments hurt students on scholarships

Jessica Hay has no illusions about where she would be were it not for the scholarships she is receiving while attending Eastern Washington University.


Stock plunge leaves colleges hurting

American colleges and universities are seeing dramatic declines in the value of endowment funds filled with money from donors. And while the downturn won’t be felt immediately, it eventually will …


Colleges react to proposed cuts

News that would have sent panic through community colleges a year ago is instead being met with a bit of relief.


Higher-education leaders seek share of stimulus fund

WASHINGTON – More than 40 higher-education leaders from across the country asked Congress today to commit 5 percent of any economic stimulus program to the nation’s colleges and universities. The …


Keeping their heads up

PULLMAN – It was cloudy when Washington State University held its May commencement ceremony – the showers on the Palouse matching the chill in the national economy. That was nothing …


Women steel themselves for change

The women of Steel House are losing their home. But they’re doing everything they can to preserve the spirit and habits of the house on the University of Idaho campus …


If We Must Merge, Let It Be With UW, Says Ewu Faculty Informal Survey Kicks Off Two Days Of Hec Board Hearings

Eastern Washington University faculty members would rather merge with the University of Washington than Washington State University, an informal survey shows. EWU’s faculty union told a state education board in …