Fri., November 4, 2011 4:43pm
A new study says Georgia students don’t have as much college debt as students elsewhere. The Institute For College Access and Success says Georgia’s 2010 graduating seniors owe less than 19,000 dollars in student loans on average.
Mon., October 10, 2011 3:53pm
University System of Georgia Chancellor Henry "Hank" Huckaby says he's "cautiously optimistic" that the state's 35 public colleges and universities will get full funding next fiscal year. That could mean lower tuition increases for students and an infusion of about $100 million for cash-strapped campuses that have been cut by more than $1 billion since the economy tanked.
Mon., April 18, 2011 2:38pm
Public colleges and universities likely to raise tuition. Private schools already announce tuition hikes between 3-5 percent. Student loan depbt outpacing credit card debt for first time.
Mon., April 18, 2011 2:00pm
The chancellor of the University System of Georgia has warned of tuition hikes because of shrinking state funding for universities and growing enrollment. The Board of Regents will decide next year's tuition rates at its Tuesday meeting.
Fri., March 4, 2011 5:24pm
The Senate Higher Education Committee Friday approved an overhaul of the HOPE scholarship that will make cuts to the awards many Georgia college students receive. The panel voted 5-2 along party lines. Democrats said the bill was being railroaded and that the Republicans' proposal would probably only cover 80 percent of tuition costs because it's based on last years rates.
Mon., February 28, 2011 1:00pm
Albany Representative Ed Rynders introduced a proposed constitutional amendment late last week to limit tuition increases at Georgia universities to the rate of inflation. He said it will help keep college affordable, especially for students who could lose some of their HOPE scholarship under a proposed restructuring.
Thu., February 24, 2011 12:59pm
A sweeping overhaul of the state's lottery-funded HOPE scholarship has rapidly cleared two hurdles in the Georgia Legislature. The House Appropriations Committee approved the bill 60-2 Thursday morning soon after the higher education subcomittee signed off on it.
Fri., February 11, 2011 5:01pm
State Rep. Ed Rynders of Albany wants voters to amend the state constitution so tuition increases at state universities cannot exceed the rate of inflation. He said controlling the cost of tuition is key to saving the lottery-funded HOPE scholarship program, which is running out of money.
Wed., May 12, 2010 2:41pm
System-wide tuition hikes for state colleges and universities will take aff
Tue., May 11, 2010 4:06pm
The Board of Regents has approved system-wide tuition hikes for the state’s