05 Feb

Kansas Board of Regents president calls for higher ed funds after cheap degree program unveiled

Kansas Board of Regents president calls for higher ed funds after cheap degree program unveiled
Sam Brownback announced a community college had accepted his challenge to develop a $ 15,000 degree. Blake Flanders, Regents president and CEO, said in an interview that over the past three years, Regents institutions had lost $ 75 million. Last spring …
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Garden City Telegram


Calvin College adds master of accounting degree
Responding to increased demand for skilled analysts, auditors and finance experts, Calvin College has added a master of accounting (MAcc) program. The new degree is Calvin’s third graduate-level offering, joining a master of speech pathology and …
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Grand Rapids Business Journal


Fort Hays State, Cowley County college team up to offer K bachelor’s degrees
Topeka — Fort Hays State University and Cowley County Community College announced Friday that they are teaming up to offer two kinds of bachelor’s degrees that students can earn in four years or less at a total cost of less than $ 15,000. But Kansas Board …
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LJWORLD


Earn a College Degree in Downtown Las Vegas via CSN’s Lunch & Learn Program
The College of Southern Nevada will hold two orientation sessions in February for its Lunch & Learn program, which allows students to take college courses and earn their degree in downtown Las Vegas over lunch and in the evening.
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topix.com


Tennessee governor calls for tuition-free community college for adults
January 31, 2017 —The cost of a higher education in America has steadily risen for decades, with levels of college debt drawing criticism from politicians and students alike. Often, the high price of secondary degrees is prohibitive for lower-income …
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The Christian Science Monitor