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College Affordability

GUEST COMMENTARY: Finances often a drag on graduation rates

GUEST COMMENTARY: Finances often a drag on graduation rates

Purdue University Calumet will present its 50,000th degree this spring. Each year, the university awards more than 1,100 bachelor's and master's degrees to students who go on to successful careers or further their educations in graduate school.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Keep College Bound going in Hammond

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is looking at alternatives for funding College Bound, including the sale of water to Chicago's south suburbs. That's good, because this program must continue.

October 28, 2013 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Expect some schooling on college affordability

DOUG ROSS: Expect some schooling on college affordability

President Barack Obama and I talked about higher education Thursday -- not to each other, mind you, but at the same time.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am

PNC prof picked for state higher education board

INDIANAPOLIS | A Valparaiso man who teaches biology at Purdue North Central in Westville has been appointed to a four-year term on the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.

June 28, 2013 12:08 pm

Illinois House Republicans propose college tax credits

SPRINGFIELD | Although most colleges and the state legislature are on summer vacation, Republicans in the Illinois House this week proposed two tax incentives to help middle-class Illinois families afford higher education.

June 13, 2013 7:37 pm
ANDREA NEAL: Daniels sets sights on higher ed reform

ANDREA NEAL: Daniels sets sights on higher ed reform

Mitch Daniels’ recent letter to the Purdue University community was the equivalent of a 12-page research paper on the state of higher education, so Boilermakers can be forgiven if they didn't read every word of it. The content merits attention from all Hoosiers, no matter their college loyalties.

February 06, 2013 12:00 am
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