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>Today’s Higher Education News

>TODAY’S NEWS

*  OBAMA’S HIGHER-EDUCATION GOAL IS AMBITIOUS BUT ACHIEVABLE,
   LEADERS SAY: Foundations involved in education praise the
   president’s push to increase America’s college-participation
   rates but say that it’s a daunting task and that improvement
   will be hard to measure.
   http://chronicle.com/daily/2009/02/12513n.htm?utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

*  DO FRILLS HAVE A FUTURE? IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITY, BASIC MAKES A
   COMEBACK: The recession may well hasten the rise of “no
   frills” colleges, like one under consideration in
   Pennsylvania, where low cost prevails and the core mission is
   the sole focus.
   http://chronicle.com/weekly/v55/i25/25a01701.htm?utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

*  GERMANY PROVIDES HIGHER EDUCATION WITHOUT THE EXTRAS: German
   universities have kept tuition low with government support and
   bare-bones services, but new competition among institutions
   may bring changes.
   http://chronicle.com/weekly/v55/i25/25a01801.htm?utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

*  HOUSE PASSES DELAYED APPROPRIATIONS BILL THAT WOULD INCREASE
   SOME STUDENT AID: The maximum Pell Grant would go up by $119
   for the 2009 fiscal year under the measure, and funds for
   scientific research, and especially research on “green”
   energy, would rise.
   http://chronicle.com/daily/2009/02/12512n.htm?utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

*  AN AMERICAN UNIVERSITY HELPS CHINA PROMOTE MILK FOR THE
   MASSES: California Polytechnic State University at San Luis
   Obispo
is bringing dairy-science students from China to its
   campus in hopes of aiding that country’s effort to provide
   milk for all of its children.
   http://chronicle.com/weekly/v55/i25/25a00603.htm?utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

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