Efforts Focus on Helping Veterans Find the Right College Recent plans to provide more truthful college information may help service members. (U.S. News & World Report) Corporations boost agricultural research funding The gap between federal support for agricultural research at large public universities and private investment continues to grow — and the divide comes with increased threats Read more

As cited in The Washington Post, the University of Minnesota has been named among the 25 Colleges With Incredible Veteran Support. It ranks 17th. Here’s what the list says about the U: University of Minnesota’s One Stop program targeting veterans (as well as other demographics) involves all the expected services regarding scheduling, mentoring programs, mental Read more

From the University of Minnesota’s Web site. The Bureau of Mediation Services has confirmed this, but I haven’t received a written ruling yet. I also have a call out to a graduate-assistant rep. Graduate Assistants, The Bureau of Mediation Services dismissed the Charge of Unfair Election Practices filed by United Auto Workers (UAW) against the Read more

Paying For College: Schools Pledge To Disclose More On Education Costs Ten private U.S. colleges and state university systems announced plans to be more upfront about the costs of higher education, including detailing the monthly loan payments students would face after graduation. (Reuters via University Business) Out-of-state colleges entice Californians As budget cuts plague the UC and Read more

Former University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks is listed as the ninth-highest-paid president of a public university in a Huffington Post article based on data collected by the Chronicle of Higher Education. (The Chronicle has Bruininks in eighth place. The Post, however, slipped in University of Washington President Michael Young — who reportedly earned $802,000 Read more