The leader of Indiana’s community college system says he came away from a White House meeting last week optimistic that the Obama Adminstration wants to address the soaring cost of higher education and rising student debt. Ivy Tech President Thomas Snyder was appointed to the Roundtable of Affordability and Productivity in Higher Education. The panel… Continue reading White House Seeks Input From Ivy Tech’s Snyder
The leader of Indiana’s community college system has been selected by President Obama to serve on the White House Roundtable on Affordability and Productivity in Higher Education. Ivy Tech President Thomas Snyder is among several college presidents appointed to the panel, which will also include Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. Snyder says the roundtable will… Continue reading Ivy Tech President To Serve On White House Roundtable
Two Hoosiers and two Kentuckians will be attend the first-ever White House Summit on Community Colleges Tuesday in Washington. The summit will be focused mainly on improving education accessibility and attainment.
Tom Snyder and an Ivy Tech student were invited to speak with other presidents and students, as well as President Barack Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. Snyder says he’s encouraged by the administration’s attention to community colleges because not enough Americans have college degrees or certificates. Snyder says there are three options to remedy the situation.
Leaders of Indiana’s community college system will hold a public hearing Thursday on proposed tuition and fee increases for the next two academic years. Spokesperson Kelly Lucas says after the hearing, Ivy Tech’s Board of Trustees will vote on the plan, under which a student taking 15 credit hours would pay about $80 more per… Continue reading Ivy Tech To Hold Hearing On Tuition Hike Proposal