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Out-of-state tuition to be cut nearly in half

APSU is looking to promote campus diversity by cutting out-of-state tuition by nearly half. Traditionally, out-of-state tuition rates have been $11,000 per semester but a new rate approved by Austin Peay’s Board of Trustees nearly cuts that amount in half to just under $6,200 for 12 credit hours. Rex Gandy, APSU ...

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Higher education means higher debt

Higher education is much too expensive for students and it is crushing their futures. Any college student is painfully aware that higher learning is not just about learning. Colleges and universities often run more like businesses than places of learning. This is the reason many campuses focus more on profit ...

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Professors deserve a higher salary than celebrities

Professors should be paid more than celebrities, because they express passionate dedication to further their students’ educations, unlike celebrities who selfishly live through the entertainment industry. Society elevates famous stars through their obsessions with the media, but society puts more value on celebrities than they are worth. According to ABC ...

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Haslam to promote free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam will travel across the state this week to highlight an initiative for adults to attend a Tennessee college of applied technology free of tuition and fees. Tennessee Reconnect is a last-dollar scholarship program that was part of Haslam’s Tennessee Promise legislation passed last year. It ...

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‘Coffee and Conversation’ with Representative Joe Pitts

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, Einstein Bros Bagels hosted “Coffee and Conversation” with Tenn. Representative Joe Pitts. Students were given the opportunity to go to Einstein Bros Bagels and have cinnamon twists and 50-cent small coffees while listening to and discussing issues with Pitts, such as politics, education and issues affecting ...

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