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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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Scholarship Contest seeks innovative ideas

Cengage Learning has launched the 2015 Instructor for a Day College Scholarship Contest. College students can show their skills and creativity by submitting a short video to express…

Thousands spent to get liberal arts grads into STEM

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $632,000 scholarship grant to Stevens Institute of Technology to help fund liberal arts graduates in the software engineering (SwE) master’s…

How-to

How to get the biggest bang from scholarship bucks

At most colleges and universities, students have access to hundreds, if not thousands, of scholarships. Unfortunately, finding and applying for these scholarships can be a nightmare, with funds…

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Higher-ed leaders say this is the future of research universities

Inclusiveness, both of students and the community, is the key to obtaining the much-needed funding to secure the future of research universities, said Freeman Hrabowski, president of The…

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Will further state higher-ed funding cuts hinder economic innovation?

A new analysis of state spending projects that a slowing in the growth of the labor force will lead to slower economic growth over the next decade, while…

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$110,000 in Canvas Grants to education

Instructure, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company and creator of the Canvas learning management system, today announced the winners of the 2015 Canvas Grants, which empower educators to develop innovative…

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Starbucks ups college plan to 4 years

Starbucks soon may find itself almost as famous for college diplomas as it is for java. The coffee giant has announced it is doubling its free college tuition plan…

Performance-based funding could disrupt community colleges

Performance-based funding (PBF) has become progressively utilized in order to reward higher education institutions for their success in enhancing student advancement and completion, but may have some drawbacks.…

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School launches first-in-the-nation tuition matching program

Pace Law School recently unveiled a first-in-the-nation tuition matching program designed to make legal education more accessible to students across the country.The School also announced a tuition freeze…

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New commission will explore higher-ed finance models

Increasing pressure on state budgets, along with changing student demographics and new academic models arising from advances in teaching and learning, create both opportunities and challenges for American…

Educator Resource Centers

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…

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…