Franken: Avg. College Student Spent $1,200 On Textbooks In 2016According to research, 65 percent of students say they've skipped buying a coursebook because of the cost.
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College 'Free Speech Zones' Under Renewed ScrutinyThe practice became common in the 1960s as a way to control campus protests against the Vietnam War.
UW-Madison Defends 'The Problem Of Whiteness' CourseRep. Dave Murphy is calling for the dismissal of the course instructor, assistant professor Damon Sajnani.
N.D. Community College Waiving Tuition For Tribal MembersA community college run by the five American Indian tribes in North Dakota is waiving tuition for students who are enrolled members of federally recognized tribes, starting with the fall semester.
Hamline University Adjunct Faculty Ratify 1st ContractAdjunct faculty members at Hamline University in St. Paul have overwhelmingly approved their first contract since forming a union. Base pay for the approximately 200 covered instructors will rise by 20 to 30 percent over two years.
College Inside Track President Visits WCCO Sunday MorningCollege Inside Track President Chris Willis joins WCCO Sunday Morning to talk college finances and college debt.
Want To Make A Good Salary After College? Here's Where To GoGenerally, college students spend a lot of time thinking about money. From how to pay for their education to how they will pay for debt after graduation, money is often at the forefront.
Final Run This Week For Current Version Of The SATThe current version of the SAT college entrance exam has its final run this weekend, when hundreds of thousands of students nationwide will sit, squirm or stress through the nearly four-hour reading, writing and math test. A new revamped version debuts in March.
Program Would Cut Interest Rates For College GradsThe state's Office of Higher Education has announced a new refinancing program to cut interest rates for Minnesotans who face large debt from student loans. Hundreds of thousands of Minnesota residents could be eligible.
Faculty Calls Out U. Iowa President's 'Should Be Shot' CommentFaculty groups are calling for University of Iowa president Bruce Harreld to face consequences for suggesting that unprepared teachers "should be shot." Chapters of the American Association of University Professors at Iowa's three public universities say the insensitive remark calls into question Harreld's leadership abilities.
Macalester’s ‘Dog Day’ Helps Students De-Stress During FinalsIt's the end of the semester for colleges across the Twin Cities, which means students are studying for their final exams.