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Despite Potential Windfall For IU, Faculty Express Concerns Over Parking Deal

Representatives for Indiana University’s Faculty Council expressed deep concerns Friday about a potential plan to privatize parking operations on both the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses that administrators believe could bring a hundred-million-dollar windfall to the school. “We believe that what in the short run appears to be attractive and seductive will haunt the university in the [...]

What Does IU's Big Fundraising Year Mean For Students?

2011 was a much better year for donations to colleges and universities, The Chronicle for Higher Education reports, and Indiana University had a better year than most. The total amount IU received in grants and gifts last year — more than $295 million — ranked 17th in a national survey of college giving whose results were released this week, [...]

IU Student Charged In Alleged New York Cheating Ring

A burgeoning SAT and ACT cheating scandal in New York state has ensnared an Indiana University student. IU sophomore Adam Justin surrendered to investigators in Nassau County, N.Y., on Tuesday. Prosecutors say he’s one of four students who accepted payment from nine other Long Island-area students to take their SAT or ACT exams. Justin is one of 20 students [...]

IU, Purdue Combined Enroll More International Students Than Harvard

Ni hao, Indiana! A new report says the international student population at Indiana’s colleges and universities grew 8.3 percent this year, thanks to an even greater influx of students from China. Indiana’s growth in foreign student enrollment also outpaced the rest of the U.S., which saw a 5 percent increase. Overall, the state’s international student enrollment [...]

Will Students Take Advantage Of IU's Summer Tuition Cuts?

Sophomore Ricky Rojas (right, with pool cue) lines up a shot during a pool game with friends at IUPUI's Student Center. He says he's not sure if he would take advantage of summer courses where the tuition is cheaper.

Politically, the benefits of cutting summer tuition for Indiana University administrators are clear: the move quiets criticism from state lawmakers over rising costs of attendance. Financially, though, the benefits of a 25 percent cut to summer school tuition for in-state undergraduates are harder to calculate. If university officials’ projection of a 10 percent bump in [...]

IU Announces Tuition Cuts For Summer Courses

Ten days ago, it was Indiana State University announcing cutbacks in tuition. Monday, Indiana University followed suit. IU president Michael McRobbie announced the school would cut back summer school tuition 25 percent for undergraduates with Indiana residency. Out-of-state undergraduates would receive an equivalent tuition cut. The potential savings? From the university release: For those students [...]

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