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As the current higher-education funding climate proves, money matters—and in this section you’ll get the latest information on new funding opportunities, strategies for saving money at your own institutions, and more.

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4 characteristics of a good ed tech investment

Forget MOOCS, say technology investors. What higher education institutions should invest in are personalized learning platforms that provide simple data on outcomes.…


Investors back mobile learning platform for $1.8M

ApprenNet has announced the closing of $1.8 million in its first round of financing. The initial funding was led by Nick Hammerschlag’s Martellus Holdings, with participation from of…


Sen. Alexander promotes college aid accessibility in Tennessee

Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) hosted a roundtable at Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma, Tenn., with area college presidents, students, student affairs and financial aid…


Higher education funding needs an innovation makeover–here’s how

From new student learning pathways to questioning the merit of the credit hour, and from the move to enterprise cloud solutions to online learning models, colleges and universities…


Calculating indirect college costs could make all the difference

The American Council on Education has released a new paper urging more research on the implications for college students of indirect costs such as room and board, books…


Millions to advance personalized learning in higher education

Acrobatiq, a provider in the rapidly growing adaptive learning market, announced the successful completion of a $9.75 million Series A round of funding. The funding will support the…


$5M seed portfolio will address higher education challenges

University Ventures, an investment firm focused solely on higher education, announced today an allocation to a $5 million seed portfolio to support early-stage education technologies that address existing…


Duncan calls for more college funding

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told a gathering of college and university leaders on July 27 that his vision for America's higher-education system includes making college more affordable,…


Millions of dollars given to reform humanities degree

The UC Irvine School of Humanities has received a $2.7 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a pilot program that aims to transform graduate…


Who picks up the tab for higher education?

For the first time in decades, the federal government is sending about the same amount of money to colleges and universities as do the states that support them,…

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MOOCs: the future of higher education, or a passing phase?

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have quickly become one of the most polarizing developments in higher education. Many in higher ed see these MOOCs as innovations that could…

Mac to School

Colleges and Universities across the nation are facing a dilemma: How can you keep up with the changing landscape of expensive educational technology when budgets are tighter than…