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UW and WSU team up to tout college affordability

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 …


Nerd Wallet: How to fund college if you didn’t save enough

Here are some steps to take now to secure an affordable education – and avoid crushing debt.


Disney offers tuition for hourly workers in tight job market

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.

U of I tuition, fees to rise 5 percent next year

Tuition and fees will jump 5 percent for resident students at the University of Idaho next year, and 8 percent for nonresident students.


UI requests tuition hike for full-time students

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.

New state program expands options for college savings

State residents will have more options for college savings under the new Washington College Savings Program went into effect this month.


McDonald’s expands worker tuition benefits, citing tax law

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 …


Mary Cullinan: Help a student attend college: Support a scholarship

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 …


Who is to blame for rising tuition prices at public colleges?

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 …


Western Washington University to raise tuition

A 2.2-percent tuition increase is coming for resident undergraduate students at Western Washington University.


Washington State University raising tuition by 2.2 percent

The Washington State University Board of Regents has voted to raise undergraduate tuition 2.2 percent for the coming school year.


University of Oregon receives approval for tuition hike

The University of Oregon has received approval for a double-digit tuition increase for in-state students for 2017-18.


University of Oregon seeks tuition increase of 10.6 percent

The University of Oregon will again ask a state commission to approve a double-digit tuition increase.


State commission rejects UO’s planned tuition increase

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.

Tuition hikes approved for Idaho colleges

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.

University of Idaho seeks athletic bailout, 7% tuition increase

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 …


University of Idaho to ask for 6 percent tuition hike

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.


Hillary Clinton lauds free New York tuition plan as a progressive first

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 …


Oregon State University tuition hike vote postponed due to protesters

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees postponed a vote on a possible tuition increase after protesters interrupted its meeting.


University of Oregon trustees approve 10.6 percent in-state tuition increase

Tuition at the University of Oregon is set to go up, as the Board of Trustees has passed a 10.6 percent tuition increase.


UO considers raising undergraduate tuition 10.6 percent

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.


Fully fund State Need Grant

State lawmakers must own up to the challenges faced by higher education and the growing high-tech economy.


New Washington state college savings program not ready until next year

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 …


Past opinions provide perspective

Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Suez Canal, Nov. 16, 1956


Tuition cuts at state universities has been a surprising success

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.


Eye on Boise: Idaho college funding still lagging

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 …


WSU OK’s hiring staff for Spokane medical school, cutting tuition costs

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.


WSU regents to consider tuition cut

An academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities is likely to be renamed this week after the university’s late president.


University of Idaho requests 4.5-percent tuition hike

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.


Idaho considers linking college funding to student success

The Idaho State Board of Education is considering linking funding for higher education to student success.