Colleges And Universities
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers should not expect any significant increases in state spending, though businesses could see another round of tax cuts under the 2016-17 Indiana budget now being crafted by Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | Just two out of seven requests for new special group license plates won approval Tuesday by a legislative committee tasked with ensuring groups with plates meet strict quality standards.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana took in more money than it spent during the 2014 budget year, even as Republican Gov. Mike Pence's tax cuts dropped total state revenue below the prior year for the first time since the Great Recession.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Career Council is putting the finishing touches on a strategic plan aimed at encouraging more Hoosiers to complete post-high school education or job training programs that meet the needs of the state's employers.
It’s a wise saying — doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results is a definition of insanity. Yet we want different results in higher education —better preparation of graduates in writing, speaking, and problem-solving; more graduates prepared for high-level care…
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, is eager to spread the word to college students, and all Hoosiers, about new additions to Indiana's innovative Lifeline Law — once it's signed by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
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.
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