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Illinois’ Truth in Tuition program, four-year freeze for incoming
freshmen, 161, 162, 163; increases, and low-income students
priced out of college, 164; increases, and declining state support,
165; and Georgia’s HOPE scholarship, 167–171; increases in
Oregon, and cuts to Opportunity Grant program, 176; and
Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program, 177, 178; at Ohio
public universities, and years of double-digit increases, 181, 182,
185; increases in Virginia, 187, 188, 190; and foreign students,
who pay higher rates, 190; increases in Kentucky, 195, 196; and
political maneuvering in Florida, 199–201; increases in Virginia,
and higher education restructuring, authority to set rates, 203–
208; at University Systemof Maryland, and political conflict over
increases, 209, 211, 212; in Florida, and political conflict over
rates and authority to set them, 213, 215; and prepaid contracts
in Florida, 215; and rising fees, under California’s Master Plan
for Higher Education, 218; at New York’s public colleges and
universities, and state revenue shortfall, 221, 222; and proposal
for predictable annual increases, 224; and diminishing state
support in Pennsylvania, 225, 226, 228; and top-up fees at
British universities, 229–232; and British universities tripling
their fees, 233–236; in Ireland, eliminated for undergraduates in
1995, 237; and “registration fee” paid by Irish students, 246; and
Obama administration tax credit for, 250; increases, and upsurge
in Pell grants, 251; at private for-profit schools, and Pell grant
spending, 252; tax credit at risk in Congress, 256; increases as a
consequence of state budget cuts, 272; and public concern about
rapid escalation, 317.
See also
access, affordability
Tuition Assistance Program, and: University of NewMexico’s
Graduation Project, 112
Tuitions and Fees Rising in Illinois: Update
(February 2008) (William
Trombley), 164–165
Tupa, Ron, and: Colorado’s voucher program for higher education,
153; (photo), 154
Twigg, Carol, and: WGU, early hype, 46; Center for Academic
Transformation, use of technology in higher education, 89;
grants for colleges to redesign large classes, 89; (photo), 90;
innovative potential of technology, 90; faculty resistance, 91, 93;
expansion of online instruction programs, 92, 93; individualized
learning process, 94; Virginia Tech’s Math Emporium, 95, 97;
redesign efforts in Tennessee, 99, 102
Two Colliding Trends: A college education is seen as increasingly
essential amid falling confidence that qualified and motivated
students have the opportunity to go
(chart), 318
UC Berkeley, 31, 33, 37; and: School of Education, 123; Center
for Studies in Higher Education, 135; increase in number
of foreign students enrolled at, 190; state budget cuts, fewer
faculty hires, 217; student protests and arrests over fee increases,
218; increasing enrollment of out-of-state students, 218; $760
million building boom, 220; hiring consulting firm to find
inefficiencies, 220; Clark Kerr, 259; John Sperling, 287, 288,
290; online continuing education for teachers, 293; college
application process, 309
UC Board of Regents, and: planning for UCMerced, 33, 36,
37; naming of Mark Yudof as chancellor, 140; defense of fee
increases, 218, 219; firing of Angela Davis, 285
UCDavis, and: infrastructure improvements, 189; elimination of
courses and programs, 217; student protests and arrests over fee
increases, 218; controversy over chancellor’s salary, 219
UC Irvine, and: halting admission to doctoral program in
education, 217; Clark Kerr, 259
UCMerced, 33–38; and: questions about necessity of the campus,
137; calls for campus to be closed, 220
UC San Diego, and: high college ranking, 217; open letter from
Mark Yudof, 219; department chairs calling for UCMerced to
be closed, 220; Clark Kerr, 259
UC San Francisco, 33: and: controversy over new chancellor’s salary,
UC Santa Cruz, and: interdisciplinary approach, 35; challenges
of establishing a new campus, 37; course cancellations due to
budget cuts, 217; student protests and arrests over fee increases,
218; Clark Kerr, 259
UC Santa Barbara, 118
UCLA, and: selectivity in enrollment, 37; high six-year graduation
rate, 112; faculty salaries, 202; high college ranking, 217; course
reductions, rising class sizes, due to budget cuts, 217; student
protests and arrests over fee increases, 218
UK Adopts “Top-Up” Tuition Fees: British Universities prepare to
compete in a more “American” system
(summer 2004) (Jon
Marcus), 229–232
United Faculty of Florida (UFF), and: opposition to plan to
impose multi-year contracts, 22; timidity of Florida Board of
Governors, 200
United Professional and Technical Employees, and: ad campaign
criticizing bonuses and perks paid to UC administrators, 219
United University Professions, 222
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, and: effort to convince
British students of the value of higher education, 232
University College Cork, and: faculty hired by UCD, 239; National
University of Ireland, 240; collaboration with Trinity College,
241; top-500 ranking in
Times Higher Education
magazine, 246
University College Dublin (UCD), and: shift in Irish higher
education, emphasis on research, 239; collaboration with
other institutions, 240; medical research projects, 241; new
construction, 241, 244; underprepared students, 246; rise
in college rankings, 246; controversial bonuses paid to top
administrators, 248
University College London, and: increasing proportion of graduate
students, 232
University of Akron, and: WoodrowWilson Teaching Fellowship
program, 72; collaboration with other universities, 184
University of Alabama, and: successful online math program, 93;
similarity to Virginia Tech’s math program, 95, 98; Donald
Miller, 193; Education Policy Center at, 252
University of Baltimore, 210, 211; and: successful online programs,
University of Buffalo (SUNY), and: quest to become nationally
ranked research university, 223
University of California (UC system), and: reduced state support,
33, 35; UCMerced, 36–38; California’s Central Valley region,
36; student fees, 37; doctoral degrees at Cal State, 123; executive
compensation scandals, 136; “constitutional autonomy,” 136;
response to prohibition of affirmative action, 139; budget
cuts, unpaid furloughs, 217; overenrollment, 218; increasing
educational fees, 218; faculty concerns about future of the
system, 219; faculty opposition to UCMerced, 220; Cark Kerr,
259; high quality of basic research at, 260; accreditation of high
schools in early 20th century, 264; plans to reduce number of
entering undergraduates, 272;
See also
University of California, Merced: Update
(June 2008) (William
Trombley), 36–37
University of Central Florida (UCF), and: use of technology in
redesigning large classes, 89; biosciences building, newmedical
school, 197; Board of Governors, 200; tuition increases, 200;
large construction projects, 202; Board of Governors approval
for newmedical school, 215
University of Chicago, 117, 313
University of Cincinnati, and: WoodrowWilson Teaching
Fellowship program, 72, collaboration with North Kentucky
University, 127; pressure to eliminate low-ranked doctoral
program in history, 182; Nancy Zimpher, 205