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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 [...]

Four Major Crime Trends At Indiana University

Not all of the crimes included in the report took place on the IU Campus.  Some refer to crimes in the area of the university or crimes to which the Indiana University Police Department responded.

The disappearance of Lauren Spierer may have raised awareness of crime in Bloomington and on IU’s campus, but it is not the only incident of lawlessness at the school. Indiana University issues an annual report detailing the number of reported crimes taking place throughout it’s network of campuses. We’ll specifically focus on the major activity happening in Bloomington.

McRobbie: IU On Pace For Record Enrollment

Without naming specific figures, president Michael McRobbie said Indiana University may be on pace to set records in student enrollment for the school year set to begin next week on some campuses. “We are certainly seeing numbers that indicate, if you talk about education as a product, we have a product people want, and they [...]

In College Dorms And Dining, How Nice Is Too Nice?

Student pours organic dressing on a salad at UC Berkeley dining commons.

Nearly half of U.S. students factor in their on-campus dining options into their choice of where to go to college, which has turned college food services a $4.6 billion dollar industry. It’s also made some Indiana University trustees wonder whether it’s economically feasible for the school to take part in an “amenities race” to build the nicest [...]

IU's Not So 'Cool,' Says Sierra Club

It turns out Indiana University isn’t exactly in the “cool kids club” — if that’s you think the Sierra Club’s cool, anyway. The Sierra Club’s “America’s Coolest Schools” ranking unscientifically scored the environmental and sustainability credentials of 118 colleges and universities. IU came in at Number 81, in the bottom third of the overall rankings, [...]

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