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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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Funding
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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…

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$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…

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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,…

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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…

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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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New grants target two-year humanities programs

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is making efforts to ensure that the more than 7 million students enrolled in two-year institutions have access to high-quality humanities…

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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…

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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…

Educator Resource Centers

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…