Lubbers says it will take a joint effort from students, the state and its colleges and universities to meets the needs of a changing workforce.
As the price of common household goods go, say education officials, so too should college tuition.
Indiana University hoped to see a major increase in summer enrollment because of a 25-percent tuition break it announced last fall.
A new group comprised of Indiana’s higher education institutions aims to dramatically increase the number of Hoosiers earning degrees.
Indiana’s higher education funding has been receiving big cuts over the past couple of years, and students are left with part of that burden.
The Commission’s rate increase caps are three tiered – 2.5%, 3.0% and 3.5%.
Indiana’s Higher Education Commissioner and a state lawmaker see different sides of the debate over higher education funding.