Colleges And Universities
SPRINGFIELD | Raising the minimum wage could cost Illinois' cash-strapped universities millions of dollars in added wages for their student workforce.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A proposal to ban smoking on public college campuses is advancing in the Illinois Legislature.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has directed state agencies and universities to cancel an additional $51.5 million in planned spending after Indiana badly missed its November revenue target.
INDIANAPOLIS | Purdue University continues to have the second-most international students among U.S. public universities, and is closing the gap on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
It’s November and time for some “big fish” seniors to seek a bigger pond. As many of us anticipate college, an uncertain and stressful atmosphere lingers in school hallways and classrooms. Students drill one another with “Where are you applying?” and “Really? I’ve never pinned you down for t…
INDIANAPOLIS | A Mexican immigrant who grew up in Hammond and Gary will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award of the Indiana University Latino Alumni Association on Oct. 12.
PORTAGE | Portage High School's annual College Fair is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at Portage High East in the south cafeteria and commons area.
INDIANAPOLIS | At least 25 of the 92 groups represented on specialty Indiana license plates are set to lose their plates in 2015 if they remain unable to sell at least 500 new or renewal plates each year.
SPRINGFIELD | Ten years ago, the rising cost of college tuition had Illinois lawmakers searching for a solution.
INDIANAPOLIS | The State Budget Committee gave the go-ahead Wednesday for a $45 million project to rebuild Tamarack Hall on the Indiana University Northwest campus in Gary.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Education plans to step up its outreach to school guidance counselors this fall to help better prepare Hoosier students for careers or college.
INDIANAPOLIS | Next time you're at the grocery store or a RailCats game or anywhere out and about in the region, look around -- almost one of every five adults you see owes money on student loans.
INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans who return or move to Indiana after completing their service are entitled to in-state college tuition under a new law signed last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers soon may be forced to pay a "convenience fee" when using a credit or debit card to pay municipal or utility charges under a new law signed by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is certain reducing Indiana's personal income tax rate will create jobs, despite the doubts of legislative leaders and the increase in unemployment that followed distribution of the state's automatic taxpayer refund.
INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans should have an easier time navigating the state's universities thanks to a new law sponsored by state Rep. Shelli VanDenburgh, D-Crown Point, that was signed last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Gary state lawmaker and education expert has been selected to help shape education policy throughout the Midwest.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, will continue fighting for legislation awarding free college tuition to the children of all disabled veterans, despite a warning by a top House Republican that her proposal is too costly.
INDIANAPOLIS | Veterans attending state colleges may soon gain access to specialized services under legislation sponsored by two Northwest Indiana lawmakers that was approved 96-1 by the House Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House on Monday saluted retired Northwest Indiana Ivy Tech Chancellor J. Guadalupe Valtierra for his 17 years of work at the community college.
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