President of Adams State College declines a raise

The president of Adams State College is deferring his own 11 percent raise until his employees can have salary increases too, according to a report by the Alamosa Valley Courier. President David Svaldi received an “A” in his evaluation by the Adams State College Board of Trustees and his salary would have increased to $205,000. However Svaldi countered by telling the board that his employees have not had salary increases in four years due to budget cuts…

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Groupon offered discount on college tuition

Higher education just got cheaper—for one course, reports the Chicago Tribune. National Louis University on Tuesday offered a Groupon for a graduate-level introduction to teaching course, officials said. With the Groupon, prospective students can save nearly 60 percent on tuition for the single, three-credit course and earn credit toward a graduate degree, said Jocelyn Zivin, the vice president of marketing and communications for the Chicago-based, private university…

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