Childhood innocence and generosity are apparent in a Dublin boy who mailed his allowance money to the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s football team. The financially-struggling program will end this season. Sitting down with WOSU, Bennett Williams expresses interest in continuing his mission to help.
Chances are that if youâ€™ve nailed a college degree to your wall recently, youâ€™re also nailed with debt. But some new research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland says degree earners are still better off in the long-term than those without a diploma.
The university confirms on its Web site that trustees voted early Friday to name the former Ohio State University football coach to be YSU’s next president.
Students across Ohio are protesting recent tuition increases enacted or proposed at eight of the state’s 14 public universities.
The university’s Board of Governors named the 70-year-old Gee to take over the permanent job on Monday during an emergency meeting in Morgantown.
Colleges and universities face a new challenge: fewer potential students. They’ve been told for years to brace for a decline in prospective students as the number of high school grads was expected to decline. WOSU talked with some industry experts to find out how theyâ€™ve prepared to compete for scholars.
James Garland increased Miami University’s efforts to recruit out-of-state students, who pay much higher tuition. The tactic quickly caught on with other public universities.
An association representing Ohio’s community colleges says the schools’ students are missing out on a key state grant.
Many immigration activists are denouncing an effort to repeal a state policy that grants in-state tuition prices to some young immigrants.
With tuition at Ohio colleges increasing sharply in recent years, a Statehouse Democrat is proposing something different: Offer free tuition at public universities and garnish a graduate’s future wages.
The Northeast Ohio school began as Folsom’s Business College in 1848, boasting graduates such as John D. Rockefeller Sr. and Harvey Firestone.