Before the most severe economic downturn since the Great Depression, just 10 states leaned more heavily on student tuition than tax dollars to fund the operations of their public colleges and universities.
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For the first time in its 152-year history, the Nebraska State College System on Tuesday set tuition rates for two years, a move administrators said will allow students and their families to better plan for how to pay for their postsecondary education.
Nathan Spilker knew he wanted to be an engineer when he was a second grader. But the Beatrice farm kid never imagined he’d be part of a team trying to launch a rocket into space after his second year of college.
The U.S Department of Education College Scorecard aggregates information on student outcomes at public, private and for-profit colleges and un…
Women in Nebraska are paid 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man, which is below the national average of 80 cents per dollar, according to recent data from the National Women’s Law Center.
Top campus and system leaders at the University of Nebraska have, with few exceptions, been men throughout the institution’s 150-year history.
A quarter century before Dred Scott’s petition to be free from slavery was rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court, a decision that further pushed the country toward civil war, a slave named Charlotte Dupuy asked a Washington, D.C. court to free her family from bondage.
Last week's report on the economic impact of the University of Nebraska in the state — $4.5 billion last year — is hard to ignore, although some elected officeholders and politicians undoubtedly will continue to choose to do so.
The exhibit outside Perkins Library was party-themed, a decade-by-decade tour of how students celebrated at Doane University.