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College Degrees Bring More Debt, Higher Wages

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The study says households with at least one college degree have more debt, but make about $17,000 more a year than households with only high school diplomas.
8:04AM
July 18, 2014

Chances are that if you’ve nailed a college degree to your wall recently, you’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.

Jim Tressel To Be Next President At Youngstown State

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8:43AM
May
9, 2014

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.

College Students Protest Tuition Increases

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Universities say drops in enrollment and cuts in state aid make the tuition increases necessary.
8:28AM
April
28, 2014

Students across Ohio are protesting recent tuition increases enacted or proposed at eight of the state’s 14 public universities.

Gee Named Permanent President At WVU

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Members of the West Virginia University Board of Governors wear Gee's signature bow tie in a recent photo.
12:37PM
March
3, 2014

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 Change Tactics Amid Dearth Of Students

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Northland High School guidance counselor Suzie Thompson said she thinks universities will be able to fill any gaps from the projected high school graduate shortage with non-traditional students.
5:00AM
December
18, 2013

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 they’ve prepared to compete for scholars.

Former Miami U. President Has Regrets About “College Arms Race”

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James Garland increased Miami University's efforts to recruit out-of-state students, who pay much higher tuition.
7:55AM
December 12, 2013

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.

Advocates Want Comm. College Students Eligible For Grant

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Community colleges around Ohio say their students are missing out on the Ohio College Opportunity Grant, or OCOG.
8:22AM
November
4, 2013

An association representing Ohio’s community colleges says the schools’ students are missing out on a key state grant.

Lawmakers, Immigrant Advocates Spar Over Tuition Bill

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The bill would ban the state from offering in-state tuition prices to young immigrant living under temporary legal status in the U.S.
9:39AM
August 23, 2013

Many immigration activists are denouncing an effort to repeal a state policy that grants in-state tuition prices to some young immigrants.

A New Approach To College Tuition

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Other states, including Oregon and Washington, have similar programs to make college more affordable.
7:30AM
July
18, 2013

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.

Chancellor University Shuttered After Years Of Financial Trouble

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The closing follows a long period of accreditation and financial problems for the school.
9:00AM
July
9, 2013

The Northeast Ohio school began as Folsom’s Business College in 1848, boasting graduates such as John D. Rockefeller Sr. and Harvey Firestone.