Board of Visitors holds line on tuition costs, sets budget
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Board of Visitors holds line on tuition costs, sets budget

The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors held its final board meeting of the 2018-2019 academic year on Friday, May 3, and voted on several actions that included the University’s operating budget, tuition for 2019-20, a new faculty senate representative and the approval of candidates for promotion and tenure. The board voted to keep tuition … Continue reading

Warner, Portman introduce bill to increase college access for low-income students
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Warner, Portman introduce bill to increase college access for low-income students

Bipartisan legislation would let students earn college credit through Pell Grant program WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced bipartisan legislation to make college more affordable for low-income students by letting them earn college credits while still in high school with the help of the Pell Grant program. The Go to … Continue reading

Norfolk State raises tuition for 2017-18 academic year
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Norfolk State raises tuition for 2017-18 academic year

The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors voted at its regular meeting on Friday, March 17, to set tuition and fee rates for the 2017-18 academic year. The board approved a $160 increase in tuition and a $138 increase in mandatory fees for resident undergraduate students. The tuition for graduate students increased $850 and mandatory … Continue reading

DeVos: Won’t dismantle public schools as education secretary
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DeVos: Won’t dismantle public schools as education secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sometimes contentious confirmation hearing, education secretary pick Betsy DeVos pledged that she would not seek to dismantle public schools amid questions by Democrats about her qualifications, political donations and long-time work advocating for charter schools and school choice. DeVos said she would address “the needs of all parents and students” … Continue reading

Lawmakers target college tuition and access
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Lawmakers target college tuition and access

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Legislators from both parties and both houses of the General Assembly gathered Tuesday, Jan. 18, to highlight more than 20 bills that they say would improve higher education in Virginia. More than 10 percent of the state’s lawmakers participated in a news conference at Capitol Square, aiming their comments at university … Continue reading

Spartan Echo exclusive: Interview with President Moore on tuition, fees, and costs
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Spartan Echo exclusive: Interview with President Moore on tuition, fees, and costs

by Shareen Nicholson and Tiana Allen In an exclusive interview with the Spartan Echo on Monday, March 28, President and CEO Eddie N. Moore, Jr. discussed the increases in tuition and fees for the upcoming school year. On Mar. 18, the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors voted to set tuition and fees for the … Continue reading

BOV raises tuition and fees; elects Cherry as Rector and Stith as Vice Rector
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BOV raises tuition and fees; elects Cherry as Rector and Stith as Vice Rector

The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors voted at its regular meeting on Friday, March 18, to set tuition and fee rates for the 2016–17 academic year. The board approved a $156 increase in tuition and $216 increase in mandatory fees for resident undergraduate students. The tuition for graduate students increased $846 and mandatory fees increased $216. The … Continue reading

President’s oldest daughter among those scoping out colleges
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President’s oldest daughter among those scoping out colleges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama’s message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple. Do your research. Visit college campuses. Sit in on classes. Talk to professors, graduates and students. In the end, picking a college “is a very individual decision.” The first lady could just as well have been talking to … Continue reading