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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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States get funding to better align degrees with economy, K-12

To further governors’ efforts to align education and training systems to the needs of state economies, the National Governors Association (NGA) this week announced support for 14 states:…

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Will Oregon be the first state with a college trust fund?

Major universities across the country maintain large endowments that not only provide financial stability, but also allow those schools to provide scholarships to worthy students in need. Should…

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State’s new funding model coming in December

A new higher education funding formula the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) is charged with creating must factors in graduation rates and retention.…

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Are ed-tech startups a bubble that’s ready to burst?

Ed-tech startups raised more than $500 million in funding in the first quarter of 2014 alone, but some investors are worried about a bubble When Matthew Pittinksy and…

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New grants are all business

Putting America back to work requires more than just vigorous economic growth and private-sector investments that lead to more hiring. We also have to make sure that the…

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How to leverage the intellectual power of universities

In what could serve as a national model for states, universities, and the private sector to help bring innovative technology closer to market, one state’s inspiring partnership initiative…

Five ways to save money on campus IT

Virtualizing desktops and servers, implementing more energy-efficient technologies, and sharing IT services across institutions are among the many ways that campus IT departments nationwide are saving money.

New grants aim to spur ed-tech innovation

Want to develop an app that can recommend the best courses, videos, or other resources for your students, based on their specific needs and interests? Or apply the…

Ex-Dodgers owner gives college $100 million

A former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers is giving Georgetown University $100 million to found a school of public policy that will bear his family name, the…

Student hub Chegg files for $150 million IPO

Student hub Chegg files for $150 million IPO

Chegg filed for an initial public offering on August 14, and it’s hoping to raise $150 million…

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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…