Stories tagged: tuition
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018
WSU President Kirk Schulz and UW President Ana Mari Cauce said they are launching the initiative, called “Yes, It’s Possible,” to dispel the myth that students must incur massive amounts …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Here are some steps to take now to secure an affordable education – and avoid crushing debt.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8:29 a.m.
Disney is offering to pay full tuition for hourly workers who want to earn a college degree or finish a high school diploma.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Tuition and fees will jump 5 percent for resident students at the University of Idaho next year, and 8 percent for nonresident students.
Wed., April 18, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
The University of Idaho will request more in tuition increases for its full-time students than any other public, higher education institution in the state this morning at a regular meeting …
UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 1:44 p.m.
State residents will have more options for college savings under the new Washington College Savings Program went into effect this month.
Thu., March 29, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
McDonald’s, citing the new U.S. tax law and the tightening job market, is expanding its 3-year-old education benefits program, tripling the amount of money some workers can get each year …
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
Kassidy worried she would have to drop out of EWU because of family illness and dwindling financial resources. A scholarship offered her renewed opportunity. “I can’t express enough gratitude for …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Complaints about rising college costs are nothing new, but for students and parents calculating the price of college these days, the exercise has become a much more complicated task compared …
Fri., July 21, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
A 2.2-percent tuition increase is coming for resident undergraduate students at Western Washington University.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
The Washington State University Board of Regents has voted to raise undergraduate tuition 2.2 percent for the coming school year.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:17 p.m.
The University of Oregon has received approval for a double-digit tuition increase for in-state students for 2017-18.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
The University of Oregon will again ask a state commission to approve a double-digit tuition increase.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
The state Higher Education Coordinating Commission has rejected the University of Oregon’s plan to increase to raise in-state undergraduate tuition by more than 10 percent.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Idaho’s state Board of Education met Wednesday in Moscow and voted to raise student tuition and fees at the University of Idaho, Boise State University and Lewis-Clark State College by …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
The University of Idaho Athletics Department has downsized its request for additional funding from a total of $7.79 million by fiscal year 2020 to a one time bail-out of an …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
The University of Idaho is set to ask for a tuition increase double what it got last year, when the Idaho State Board of Education meets Wednesday in Moscow.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
Hillary Clinton says the nation’s first free college tuition plan approved by New York state lawmakers can be a model for other states and can eventually pave the way for …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
The Oregon State University Board of Trustees postponed a vote on a possible tuition increase after protesters interrupted its meeting.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Tuition at the University of Oregon is set to go up, as the Board of Trustees has passed a 10.6 percent tuition increase.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
The University of Oregon is considering raising in-state undergraduate tuition by 10.6 percent in the fall to pay for increased salaries, health care and retirement costs for school employees.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016
State lawmakers must own up to the challenges faced by higher education and the growing high-tech economy.
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
A new, state-sponsored option for investing for college won’t be ready until next year, so those enrolled in Washington state’s current prepaid tuition plan have until at least Sept. 1 …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Suez Canal, Nov. 16, 1956
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
A year ago, Washington became the first state to substantially lower tuition since the recession. To the surprise of many, it hasn’t wreaked havoc on universities.
Sun., May 29, 2016, 4 a.m.
A new national report charts reduced state investment in higher education and rising tuition across the country, with Idaho ranking fairly poorly – the report found that state spending on …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
The Washington State University Board of Regents has approved the hiring of administrative staff, faculty, and operating staff for the new medical school in Spokane.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 6:40 a.m.
An academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities is likely to be renamed this week after the university’s late president.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
Attending the University of Idaho will become more expensive in the 2016-17 academic year if the Idaho State Board of Education approves fee and tuition increases requested this afternoon.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
The Idaho State Board of Education is considering linking funding for higher education to student success.