The Indiana Public Charter Schools Association says enrollment at Indiana's public charter schools rose from about 11,000 students in the 2007/08 school year to about 23,000 this year — or about a 110 percent increase.
Official figures released Tuesday show that 109,445 students enrolled at IU's eight campuses during fall semester. That's a 2.1 percent increase over last year's mark of 107,160 students, and the third consecutive year that enrollment has topped 100,000.
Ivy Tech counted 111,452 students statewide, up about 4 percent from a year ago, but down from the nearly 120,000 students
the college had for the spring semester.
A spokesman says those coming in have higher SAT scores and are more likely to have earned an academic honors diploma in high
school than past classes.
The Obama administration proposed banning for-profit colleges, including Carmel-based ITT Educational Services Inc., from
tying recruiters’ pay to the number of people they enroll, saying high-pressure sales tactics induced students to take
out government loans they can’t afford.
With funding of $12 million over four years, Stan Jones wants to influence states to focus on getting college students to
Universities searching for ways to cut $150 million say they’re looking at all options, including eliminating some sports
or even academic majors.
A report by Community College Week says Ivy Tech’s central Indiana campus enrollment grew by 22 percent from fall 2007 to
Investors dumped shares of ITT Educational Services Inc. on Thursday morning as the company remained mute on its year-end
profit forecast while announcing that its bad-debt expenses were rising faster than revenue.
Indiana University will be offering grants to in-state students starting next year to help lessen the impact of tuition increases.
Life has changed in higher education and changed very rapidly. The value of most endowments, just like our portfolios and
401(k)s, has plummeted. Today, institutions with the strongest bottom lines are likely to be those with strong management
and business plans that work in today’s economy.
Business leaders and educators agree on what’s needed to improve Indiana’s economic health and enhance its place in the global
economy: a larger pool of skilled workers. Toward that end, a group of notfor-profits is expanding a program to get more low-income
Indianapolis students to further their education after high school.