Posts Tagged ‘tuition’

September 17th, 2017 - 12:17 am § in Schools & Colleges

Doing Free College Correctly

MAKING COLLEGE FREE Posted by Mark Huelsman Last April, New York became the first state in the country to return to a guarantee of tuition-free college for students at state public colleges and universities. The move is being touted as a historic moment and a step toward making college affordable ag[...]

April 8th, 2015 - 1:07 am § in Misc.

How Much of UW Tuition Goes to Admin?

 “the total number of full-time faculty members … grew from 11,614 to 12,019 between 1975 and 2008, the total number of administrators grew from 3,800 to 12,183 — a 221 percent increase” While recently we have read a lot about the efforts of the state legislature to cap and redu[...]

April 7th, 2015 - 9:09 am § in The Ave Scene

Lowering Tuition at the UW

The WASTATE Republicans have passed a bill magically lowering UW fruition without offering a source of funding to pay for the decrease.  The Dems have offered a more rational proposal and proposed a new capital gains tax to cover the cost. The Republican gambit seems to be “what comes after &[...]

October 15th, 2014 - 8:55 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges

Message to Washington state’s best students is clear .. if you can get into an elite private schools you should do so .. TO SAVE MONEY!

 UNLESS YOU ARE AN ATHLETE: DO NOT APPLY TO THE UW Over at the Berkeley Blog, Robert Reich has written a disturbing essay on the effects of endowment of private, elite schools, on the US governments subsidy for education of the wealthiest Americans: “(Given the) relatively small number of stu[...]

October 12th, 2014 - 11:36 am § in The Ave Scene


Did you enjoy the marvelous .. maybe miraculous victory .. of the UW Huskies over the UC Bears?  31 to 7!!!!     At the same time you might think about the student athletes who played this game for you.  According to NJ Senator Corey Booker, high level collegiate athletes work for their teams 70[...]

October 10th, 2014 - 9:44 am § in Misc.

The UW and Scholarship Priorities

University Of Chicago Draws Up Plan To End Use Of Student Loans     |Another private university has trumped the “public” schools of the US by offering a full boat to academically elite students … just as the pubic colleges offer a full boat to athletes. From the AP: “The [...]

October 6th, 2014 - 12:30 pm § in Schools & Colleges

New Term Starts in Germany .. WITH NO TUITION!


September 30th, 2013 - 4:46 am § in Misc.

College Closes When Students Strike Over Tuition

Tororo College closed over students’ strike Students were given two hours to vacate the school premises. PHOTO/Faustine St. Peter’s College Tororo has been indefinitely closed following unrest by students protesting a planned tuition fees increment by the school administration. READMORE[...]

August 1st, 2012 - 9:06 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, Schools & Colleges

McKenna’s Education Proposal … Magical Budgeting.

My biggest disappointment is that McKenna has acted more like a promise laden Democrat than like a business promoting Republican. I  am disappointed. I had considered voting for McKenna despite the Tea Part albatross he carries.  people I trust had told me that McKenna, a UW graduate, had a sincer[...]

May 1st, 2012 - 12:37 am § in Hypocrisy

Notre Dame makes bid to go public

While states are effectively privatizing their universities, tradionally private schools may go the other way. The President of Notre Dame said “Moving to a competitive, government-funded environment would make the Catholic school more competitive for the best students.” “We are ex[...]