Who says education beats creativity out of students? Pioneer Press reporter Dennis Lien gives MPIRG students props in the paper for their recent environmental lobbying: Give MPIRG students credit for being the most enthusiastic lobbyists at the Capitol on Tuesday. Dozens of the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group members urged lawmakers to back proposals increasing Read more

Are Santorum’s comments on higher ed out of step? When Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum calls President Barack Obama “a snob’’ for wanting all Americans to attend college, he may be out of step with the public’s overall view of higher education. (Associated Press via The Boston Globe) Despite improving economy, students still face issues with Read more

Just got this. The meat is in bold toward the end of the announcement: House to Consider Legislation to Repeal Burdensome Higher Education Regulations Tomorrow (Tuesday), the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to consider the Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act (H.R. 2117). Sponsored by Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Chairwoman Read more