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Tuition, costs going up for West Virginia University system

Jun. 27, 2022 03:04 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Tuition will increase by an average of more than 2.5% across the West Virginia University system for the coming fiscal year under a new $1.2 billion budget. The WVU Board of Governors approved the budget, which includes a 2.62% or $120 increase per semester...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jun. 24, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Rutland Herald. June 21, 2022. Editorial: Choices A Supreme Court decision this week caught our attention. It could have significant implications right here in Vermont. The decision stems from a case out of Maine, and points to school choice. ...

Iowa State suspends men's hockey club over hazing

Jun. 23, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University announced Thursday that its men's hockey club will be suspended from competition for the next academic year after an investigation found the club engaged in hazing, alcohol abuse and personal humiliation of new or rookie members. The club was...

Settlement would forgive $6B for defrauded college students

Jun. 23, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

The Biden administration has agreed to cancel $6 billion in student loans for about 200,000 former students who say they were defrauded by their colleges, according to a proposed settlement in a Trump-era lawsuit. The agreement filed Wednesday in San Francisco federal court would...

Tuition rates appear headed up at Iowa public universities

Jun. 20, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Students at Iowa's three public universities may be paying more for tuition starting in the fall. The Des Moines Register reports that proposed tuition rates were presented at a virtual meeting of Iowa's Board of Regents on Monday. The proposal includes a...

House panel OKs voucher expansion tied to new school cash

Jun. 15, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Republicans in the Arizona House on Wednesday pushed ahead with their new plan for a universal expansion of the state's private school voucher program that they have tied to new funding for schools in an effort to prevent a voter referendum. Majority Republicans see...

This is how a higher Fed rate could affect your finances

Jun. 15, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Record-low mortgages are long gone. Credit card rates will likely rise. So will the cost of an auto loan. Savers may finally see a noticeable return. The unusually large t hree-quarter point hike in its benchmark short-term rate that the Federal Reserve announced...

Debt wiped for Corinthian students as bigger decisions loom

Jun. 02, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As college graduates wait to see whether President Joe Biden will wipe out some of their student loan debt, his administration is taking a more limited step to address a fraud scandal at Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit chain that collapsed nearly a decade ago. ...

WVU gives peek inside new College of Business and Economics

May. 29, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Lawmakers and community leaders visited the new Chambers College of Business and Economics, Reynolds Hall, the old location of Stansbury Hall, at West Virginia University. Stansbury Hall was the location of WVU’s Basketball clubhouse, where WVU legend...

Obama, Airbnb's Brian Chesky launch $100M in scholarships

May. 16, 2022 13:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, Brian Chesky, has donated $100 million to the Obama Foundation to fund scholarships for students pursuing careers in public service and includes multiple stipends for travel. The Voyager Scholarship will grant $50,000 to rising...