Tag: colleges

WICHITA, Kansas — Consider the mounting money problems facing public universities in Kansas. Decades of ballooning tuition have made students and their families increasingly worried about college debt. Tech schools offer cheaper faster paths to…

TOPEKA — Enrollment at the 32 public universities and colleges under supervision of the Kansas Board of Regents collapsed by 8.1% in the fall semester as the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted educational plans of thousands of…

The Jayhawker Liberation Front is in the news. Among other things, these ambitious KU students demand closing campuses to all in-person learning until COVID-19 is contained, along with an end to both capitalism and white…

The school year is about to start for colleges and universities in Kansas, and pardon us if we all hold our breaths for the next few weeks. The challenge ahead for the resumption of in-person…

FORT WORTH, Texas — While colleges and universities slash budgets in the face of historic losses, a common echo on every campus rings, “Use the endowment!” Stanford University, with the nation’s fourth-highest endowment at $26.4…

There’s a lot riding on a kickoff set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. The Sterling College Warriors are scheduled to take on the McPherson College Bulldogs at home. If that familiar thud of shoe…

With temperatures reaching the upper 90s this weekend, we’ve arrived at the dog days of summer. It’s hot, we’re listless and yearn for the chill of a crisp fall morning. Given the pandemic, summer weeks…

BOSTON (AP) — Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their…

President Donald Trump launched an all-out effort pressing state and local officials to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping schools closed not because of the risks from the coronavirus pandemic but for…

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Many department chairs at the University of Kansas are pushing back against the school’s plan to have classroom instruction in the fall, saying they should have the option to teach…