The growing practice of recruiting out-of-state students (Source: Inside Higher Ed, May 2015)

On May 21, 2015, in Higher Education, by Shannon Hillman

Public universities are using non-need-based aid to recruit out-of-state students at the expense of low-income and in-state students, according to a new report. The report also describes the factors that have led to what has become a widespread practice.

New resource for calculating college readiness from the IES (Source: IES, May 2015)

On May 20, 2015, in Higher Education, by Shannon Hillman

From the Institute of Education Sciences comes The College Readiness Data Tool, designed to help educators and the like assess existing data for indicators for college readiness. Find the Users Guide on The Insitute of Education Sciences website.

State funding cuts threaten student access (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, May 2015)

On May 19, 2015, in College Tuition and Debt, Financing, Higher Education, by Shannon Hillman

From the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities comes a new report that examines the recent trend of states cutting funding to higher education. Looking to the relationship to recession trends and the response by universities to drive up tuition, the reports concludes on the impact of such funding cuts on students and families.  Find […]

The uncertain fate of Louisiana’s Higher Education (Source: The Atlantic, May, 2015)

On May 7, 2015, in Financing, Higher Education, by Shannon Hillman

From the Atlantic comes a report of Louisiana’s Higher Education financing and the questionable future of many of its public institutions. Find the full article here.

Trends in College Pricing (Source; CollegeBoard, May 2015)

On May 7, 2015, in College Tuition and Debt, Higher Education, by Shannon Hillman

The latest data for the 2014-15 for In-State Tuition and Fees at Public Four-Year Institutions by State and Five-Year Percentage Change, as analyzed by CollegeBoard.com. Find the article and data here.

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)

On March 24, 2015, in Financing, Higher Education, by Shannon Hillman

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 […]

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