Belmont Abbey College http://wfae.org en Belmont Abbey College To Make $1 Million In Administrative Cuts http://wfae.org/post/belmont-abbey-college-make-1-million-administrative-cuts <p>Belmont Abbey College is taking a step toward a financial model where tuition alone covers operating expenses.&nbsp; Belmont Abbey’s President Bill Thierfelder says the college will cut $1 million in administrative costs to get closer to that goal.&nbsp;</p><p>He says right now the college like many others spends too much on departments that tend to function in their own silos.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 02:31:14 +0000 Lisa Miller 48534 at http://wfae.org Belmont Abbey College To Make $1 Million In Administrative Cuts South Carolina College Cuts Tuition By 43 Percent http://wfae.org/post/south-carolina-college-cuts-tuition-43-percent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A women's college in South Carolina is reducing undergraduate tuition by 43 percent. That means tuition at Converse College in Spartanburg&nbsp; will be $16,500 a year. It's currently about $29,000. College&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">president Betsy Fleming says the move is in response to growing concern about rising tuition.</span></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:38:29 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 35105 at http://wfae.org South Carolina College Cuts Tuition By 43 Percent Belmont Abbey Wins Contraceptive Ruling, In Blow to Health Care Reform http://wfae.org/post/belmont-abbey-wins-contraceptive-ruling-blow-health-care-reform-0 <p></p><p>Belmont Abbey College in Gaston County won a lawsuit against the “contraceptive mandate,” a section of the health care reform law requiring employer-provided insurance to offer free access to contraceptives, like birth control pills. Wednesday’s decision is part of a series of lawsuits around the country that could ultimately bring another piece of the law before the Supreme Court.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 15:15:14 +0000 Ben Bradford 18029 at http://wfae.org Belmont Abbey Wins Contraceptive Ruling, In Blow to Health Care Reform Belmont Abbey Cuts Sticker Price By $10,000 http://wfae.org/post/belmont-abbey-cuts-sticker-price-10000 <p></p><p>Tuition at the private Catholic college Belmont Abbey was set to rise by about 5 percent next year to $29,000. Instead, the school announced Wednesday that it's actually going to lower tuition for incoming and transfer students by $10,000. &nbsp;</p><p>It's what some colleges have begun to call a "tuition reset." A few colleges and universities have announced drastic tuition cuts.</p><p>While some want to boost enrollment numbers, Belmont Abbey's president Bill Thierfelder wants to match tuition the actual cost of a student attending the college. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 03:55:09 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 16688 at http://wfae.org Belmont Abbey Cuts Sticker Price By $10,000