tuition http://kuer.org en Higher Ed Commissioner Proposes 4 % Increase in Tuition http://kuer.org/post/higher-ed-commissioner-proposes-4-increase-tuition <p></p><p></p><p>Utah’s Higher Education Commissioner is recommending the smallest tuition increase in more than a decade. The Utah Board of Regents will meet next Friday to consider the&nbsp;<a href="http://higheredutah.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/TAB-V-2014-3-28.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">proposal</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:29:19 +0000 Whittney Evans 43736 at http://kuer.org Higher Ed Commissioner Proposes 4 % Increase in Tuition Utahns Struggle With Rising Cost of Higher Education http://kuer.org/post/utahns-struggle-rising-cost-higher-education <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Every year thousands of </span>Utahns<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> wonder how they’re going to pay for college. Whether they’re high school seniors, returning members of the military or single moms and dads looking for a new opportunity, the financial obligations that come with a college degree are usually the biggest obstacle. </span>KUER&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">explores the unique struggles of Utah students to overcome the escalating cost of college. It’s part of our look this week at </span><a href="http://radiowest.kuer.org/topic/future-higher-education" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Future of Higher Education</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 16:53:25 +0000 Whittney Evans 25937 at http://kuer.org Utahns Struggle With Rising Cost of Higher Education Utah Priorities Project: Higher Education http://kuer.org/post/utah-priorities-project-higher-education <p></p><p>Higher education dropped out of the Utah Foundation’s survey of voter concerns over the past couple of election cycles, but it turned up again in <a href="http://www.utahfoundation.org/reports/?p=839">its 2012 poll</a>.&nbsp; It’s risen to the 6<sup>th</sup> position in the ranking of top ten issues identified by the Utah Priorities Project.</p><p></p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 15:40:56 +0000 Dan Bammes 19280 at http://kuer.org Utah Priorities Project: Higher Education