UH Medical School’s Kakaako Business Plan is revised (Source: UH, April, 2015)

On April 25, 2015, in Financing, Hawaii State Legislature, Higher Education, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

The John A Burns School of Medicine and UH Cancer Center have revised their business plan for expansion into Kakaako. With financial support from the State to the University severely declining in the recent years,  the School has proposed several possible futures and how they would move forward. Find the full report here.

The Economic Impact of International Students in Hawaii (Source; DBEDT, April, 2015)

On April 20, 2015, in Higher Education, K-12, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

From the Department of Business, Economic Development and Toursim comes a new report using survey data that among others, calculates demographic data, direct and total economic impact, and how these relate to Hawai’i’s markets. Find the report here.

The Politics of Higher Education Finance (Source: UC Riverside)

From the University of California’s Riverside Campus is their Winter Edition of Policy Matter, which looks at the position of States and Institutions and the role they play in financing public education. Find the full article here.

HEPC Testimony HB 811 Relating to Education

HB 811 HD1 provides funding for two FTE graduate students for HEPC.  Testimony is for House Committee on Finance for March 4, 2015.  Remarks contain background on HEPC history, purpose, and projects. HEPC Testimony for HB 811 HD1 Mar 4 2015

Growth in Division 1 Athletics Expenses Outpaces Revenue Increases. (Source: NCAA)

On February 11, 2015, in Higher Education, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

From the NCAA comes new data that shows revenue generated by athletics through ticket sales, broadcast agreements and other sources continues to rise among Division I schools, but athletics-related expenses are climbing at a quicker pace, according to a report detailing revenues and expenses among NCAA institutions in 2013. Expenses exceeded generated revenue at all but […]

Competency Based Credentials: A Trend on the Rise.

On January 29, 2015, in Higher Education, School Reform, by Shannon Hillman

From The Atlantic comes an investigation looking at the rising trend of Occupational Certifications, and the decline of the traditional university degree. Find it here.

Shidler College of Business releases Report of Athletics Department’s Economic Impact.

On January 27, 2015, in Higher Education, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

Earlier in January, The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, released a report on the Economic Impact of UHM’s Athletic Department. Examining the budget and revenue of the Department, in comparison with other Athletic Departments around the nation. Find the full report here.

HEPC student survey analyzed.

On December 17, 2014, in Higher Education, by Shannon Hillman

HEPC recently conducted an online and anonymous student survey on the rising tuition costs at UH and the general high price of living in Hawai’i. We have complete our analysis on the data. Check it out below. Analysis of HEPC Student Survey

New Report Explores the Trends in State Financial Aid.

On November 19, 2014, in College Tuition and Debt, Higher Education, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

Exploring the Trends within State Financial Aid. States take a wide variety of approaches in making investments in postsecondary financial aid. A new report from the Education Commision of the States reviews several trends in state financial aid programs enacted through state legislatures in the 2013 and 2014 sessions Find the full report here.

Why Colleges Don’t Want to be Judged by Grad Rates.

On October 23, 2014, in Higher Education, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

From the Chronicle of Higher Education, a recent article addresses recent initiatives from the White House on ranking colleges based on graduation rates as a measure of institutional success. Read the article here.

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