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President Trump's first budget guts (sic) funding for higher education
President Donald Trump has submitted his first budget to Congress, an event many have been waiting for anxiously.  Candidate Trump, during the presidential campai (More)
Nurturing Literacy Tutors
Dresden Smith joined the McCarthy Center as an intern, and has come full circle in less than a year - taking on the role of Literacy Program Coordinator. She discusses this experience and her trabsition in this week's blog. I’m very excited to tak (More)
My Unexpected Journey
This week's blog comes to us from the McCarthy Center's new Americorps VISTA, Thea Karakalos! We're excited for what her skill set and personal experience will bring t (More)
More on college financing in the presidential campaign - Joe Biden jumps in
Last spring, I wrote about Senator Elizabeth Warren's college financing proposal for the San Franci (More)
It's U.S. News rankings time again
U.S. News & World Report released its annual compendium of ran (More)
Senator Warren's college financing proposals
The 2020 campaign for president is already heating up, and the Democratic field includes almost two dozen candidates.  One of them, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, recently unleashed a widely-covered proposal offering "free college" and el (More)
The reasons behind tuition increases
Like many universities, during the spring semester USF announces its tuition and fee rates for the following academic year and sends the announcement to continuing students (as well as the parents of undergraduate students). This year, we received a (More)
Our Fulbright Scholar Heads to Cali
Fernando Enciso-Márquez is celebrated by former students and staff before he heads off to Cali, Columbia for as a Fullbright Visiting Scholar. The McCarthy Center is thrilled to announce that our Assistant Director of Community-Engaged Learning, Fer (More)
Public support for higher education is in trouble again (part 1)
This week the Pew Research Center issued a More)
More on the Sandusky and Nassar scandals
As a follow-up to my piece in The Chronicle of Higher Education, I was recently a guest on th (More)
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