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Questions arise around higher education funding changes

Critics, including at least one regent, are calling on the Board of Regents to reconsider a new funding model it approved in June that will change the way state dollars are allocated to Iowa’s public universities and could pull $47.8 million from the University of Iowa over several years.

Green Rating Questioned

Colleges are routinely getting credit for complying with environmental standards they may not have met, a new report by the Sustainable Endowments Institute suggests.

Hindering Comparison Shopping?

For the second time in two weeks, a university is being criticized for trying to prevent its students from learning about textbook options that may be less expensive than those promoted by the institution.

‘Dirty Money’

People get furious with Cynthia Jones. Philosophy is known as the blood sport of the humanities, and Jones, an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Texas-Pan American, doesn’t shrink from conflict.