College presidents, students and education leaders turned out at the state Capitol on Wednesday to show their support for a signature piece of the Democratic policy agenda, a proposal to make college somewhat more affordable.
 
Senate President Morgan Carroll said it is no coincidence that the first legislative bill being run in the just-opened session focuses on higher education. "We're trying to reverse a trend," Carroll said of Senate Bill 1, the College...
 
The University of Colorado is the only university in the entire state included on a list of the 100 schools that have produced the most millionaires, Times Higher Education reports.
 
The Open Doors study said 8,983 students attended school here in the 2012-13 academic year, a 6.4 percent increase from the previous year. The University of Colorado Boulder had 1,910 foreign students, while Colorado State had 1,598, followed by the...
 
Funding from federal agencies was crucial to the research that ultimately underpinned these companies. As with many companies created out of CU-Boulder, they simply would not have existed without the long-term investment by the federal government in basic...
 
Tuition is reaching its "breaking point" at the University of Colorado's Boulder campus, says CU-Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano. During his fifth annual "State of the Campus" speech on Tuesday morning, DiStefano described the...
 
State universities and community colleges should offer free tuition to all students who academically qualify for admission. Our current, insufficient, inefficient patchwork of college aid relies increasingly on loans that saddle graduates with too much...
 
But in Colorado, where the state has enacted a Taxpayer Bill of Rights that requires all tax hikes to pass a popular vote, anti-tax sentiment runs deep. Thad Tecza, a professor at the University of Colorado, said that history, combined with conservatives...
 
While it's tempting to assume that tuition-free public colleges would solve our higher education problems overnight, merely moving resources around is no panacea for rising costs and low rates of student success.
 
If home is where the heart is, then for 28-year-old Derek Enns, you'll find both in an unlikely neighborhood off of East Colfax. "What I see with this population is a lot of resilience," CU-Denver student Enns said.

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