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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 […]

IU Will Freeze Tuition For Students On Track To Graduate After Two Years

Indiana University president Michael McRobbie announced a graduation incentive Tuesday that would shield students who are on track to graduate from any tuition hikes in the future. Starting next year, IU “will effectively freeze tuition for students after their sophomore year if they are on track to graduate in four years,” a statement from the […]

IU Will Offer Discounted Summer Tuition Again

After their first year of offering tuition breaks to students taking summer courses at its campuses statewide, Indiana University officials announced Thursday the school will offer the discount again next year. University officials announced the 25 percent discount last October as an incentive to help students save money and stay on track to graduate while utilizing […]

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, […]

Indiana University Ponders Increase In Dorm Fees

The cost of living on an Indiana University campus could soon increase under a plan discussed at today’s Board of Trustees meeting in Indianapolis. According to the proposal, Bloomington students in the least expensive dorms are likely to see the biggest rate increases- with a hike of as much 8 percent over last year.  That […]

Why The College Tuition Fight At The Indiana Statehouse Isn't Over Yet

Indiana University officials had high hopes for their cuts to summer semester tuition: $11 million in aggregate savings for students, they hoped, and maybe they’d manage to quiet calls in the legislature for stricter state control over rising college costs too. Yet, lo and behold, a bill has surfaced in the Indiana General Assembly calling […]

The Seven New Benchmarks For Funding Indiana Colleges

While a portion of Indiana’s state funding for public colleges and universities is already tied to the schools’ performance, a state panel unanimously recommended Friday that portion of funding get bigger in the next budget cycle. As expected, the Commission for Higher Education also tweaked the metrics the state will use to measure performance. (Read all […]

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 […]

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