Why universities that accept only a small percentage of applicants should expand their…
A recent survey of El Paso Community College students found that two out of five experienced food insecurity.
The program seeks to expand the state's talent pool in science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine.
This fall, a typical family will spend 18% of their annual income to afford the average tuition at Mississippi’s public universities.
The state's college faculty and staff are among the lowest-paid in the South. The 1% pay raise the state budget funds is insulting, some say.
The university works to tackle health disparities, exacerbated by COVID-19, by providing screenings and other services to people where they live.
The budget would restore many cuts made last year in response to the pandemic, resulting in big increases for higher ed.
“I was told at an early age that education was the key. It was the ticket," one said. "But no one informed me how to do that so that I was not paralyzed.”
After institutions nationwide saw enrollment drops amid the pivot to remote or hybrid learning, vaccines could offer campus communities a return toward pre-pandemic life.
The top-ranked private universities have grown just 18 percent in four decades — far behind the rest of higher ed.
The position, which was cut last year, would focus on helping low-income students and students of color earn degrees.