By Chelsea Boozer
Overflowing trashcans and a laundry-littered floor tend to be common scenes in the home of a college student.
A bathroom ceiling spotted with black mold is more infrequent — unless you live in The University of Memphis-owned Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity house at 3609 Watauga Ave.
By Chelsea Boozer
Student paid fees fund tuition for SAC, SGA officer
This first article in this series examined the perks of undergraduate administration, including paid tuition, parking and stipends for six full-time students totaling $68,752 and funded by The U of M’s Student Activity Fee, a mandatory charge included in student tuition. In addition we found this was approved by University administration each year.*
By Jayme Fraser
This article examines plans by the architects and administration at the University of Montana to promote a campus building project that depends on federal funding. The $15 million project requires a $5 million earmark, or plus-up, to be approved by Congress, bringing the university's total request to $14.25 million for fiscal year 2012. The plan would fulfill a 13-year-old building project to create new journalism and forestry buildings.
By Nicholas Harrison
With the Sooners’ win in the 2011 Fiesta Bowl, OU football coach Bob Stoops earned more than $4.5 million this year — making him the third-highest paid football coach in the NCAA.
By Sanette Tanaka
By Dan Kane and Eric Ferreri
By Aaron Hedge
Everyone knows Colorado’s higher education system is facing the most difficult funding challenge in its history. It is frequently ranked last in the nation in public funding. College costs have increased so sharply that leaders of the biggest institutions are discussing partial privatization.
By Cimaron Neugebauer
With a dismal fiscal year behind them and also on the horizon, Weber State University officials are considering hiking tuition, laying off employees and decreasing health benefits. Weber State has already cut 90 positions over the past year either by way of layoffs or early retirement packages.
Officers of the undergraduate student government at SIUC created an amendment that passed through their senate that increased their wages significantly: The president's wage increased 122 percent. They receive their money from student fees.
By Aly Brumback
With Ball State University’s budget shortfall of $15.25 million comes talk of change. There’s been talk of changes to tuition, salaries and programs, along with energy saving initiatives, benefits reductions and layoffs, but nothing has been decided. Perhaps the largest concern for students — apart from possible drastic tuition and fee increases — is whether courses or academic programs will be eliminated.