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University Presidents Make Statehouse Appeal For Higher Education Funding

The campus of Indiana University East / Ivy Tech Community College / Purdue University College of Technology in Richmond.

Indiana’s public university presidents are at the statehouse this week making their appeals for increased funding. From Indiana Public Broadcasting‘s Brandon Smith: A common theme among the university presidents Wednesday was proving to lawmakers that their school is working to reduce the cost of college for its students. Acting Purdue President Tim Sands says one […]

For College Grads, A Different Economy

College students attend a lecture. Only three in ten undergraduate students in Indiana finish with a degree in four years.

Workers with less education lost about four out of five jobs in the recession — and nearly all of the jobs added in the recovery are going to college graduates. That’s the latest from the Lumina Foundation and Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. The report, released last week, contradicts claims that the recession has […]

How Indiana State University Is Helping Students Graduate In Four Years

It won’t make students go to class or study for finals, but it will ensure Indiana State University students have the resources they need to graduate on time. It’s called the Sycamore Graduation Guarantee – and it’s a promise to students that if they need more than four years to complete their degree, then ISU […]

The Four Major Education Themes in Obama’s 2012 State of the Union

This is a guest post from Molly Bloom, a reporter for our sister site, StateImpact Ohio. The post originally appeared here. Education came second only to Jobs, Jobs, Jobs! in President Barack Obama’s 2012 State of the Union remarks Tuesday night. Making college less expensive for students continues to be a key talking point for the Obama administration. In the State of the […]

Interactive Map: Where Are All Of The Graduates Going? Brain Drain In Indiana

If Indiana’s public universities are engines of the state’s economy, the fuel doesn’t always stay here. One in three graduates from Indiana’s public colleges left the state — and the ones with the most advanced degrees were the most likely to leave — according to a study from Indiana University and the Indiana Workforce Intelligence […]

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