The global recession continues to create new realities for students, institutions, and faculty members engaged in higher education. This blog chronicles those changes for academic / historical record purposes. Click on the URL at the end of each posting to view the complete news report.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Our View: The climbing cost to attend UMass - Eagle Tribune
The University of Massachusetts announced the other week that it’s putting together a group of trustees to size up the system’s financial health and, promises President Marty Meehan, study ways to avoid hiking tuition and fees next year. At the very least, he says, they’ll hold costs to the rate of inflation. Too bad Meehan and UMass leaders weren’t as concerned about the pocketbooks of students and families this year.