Trends in higher education http://wfae.org en JCSU's Carter Pushes To Loosen Standards For Federal PLUS Loans http://wfae.org/post/jcsus-carter-pushes-loosen-standards-federal-plus-loans <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Johnson C. Smith University President Ron Carter is urging the Department of Education to reconsider changes to the Federal Parent PLUS loan. Carter blames those changes for the school's </span><a href="http://wfae.org/post/johnson-c-smith-university-lays-staff-3-million-budget-cuts" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">recent three million dollar budget cut</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:37:39 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 38571 at http://wfae.org JCSU's Carter Pushes To Loosen Standards For Federal PLUS Loans National Report Shows Tuition In NC Rising Fast But Still Relatively Cheap http://wfae.org/post/national-report-shows-tuition-nc-rising-fast-still-relatively-cheap <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The cost of going to a public university has been rising faster in North Carolina than in most other states, but it's still relatively cheap here compared to the rest of the country. Those are a few highlights from a report the College Board released Wednesday.</span></p><p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:52:47 +0000 Michael Tomsic 37906 at http://wfae.org National Report Shows Tuition In NC Rising Fast But Still Relatively Cheap