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SC State could be plaintiff, defendant in education suit

...attorney who filed the suit said Friday.Current and former S.C. State students have sued the state and the Commission on Higher Education, saying duplication of S.C. State programs at other public universities has hurt enrollment and the bottom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-12/sc-state-could-be-plainti
2 former lawmakers tell senators SC must produce more educated workers to be competitive

...Wingate, former treasurer and former chairman of the Commission on Higher Education, told the Senate Education Committee.Just over half...tallies more than $300 million, according to data from the Commission on Higher Education.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-17/2-former-lawmakers-tell-senators-sc
SC State not alone among HBCUs struggling to survive

...average among all public colleges was 11 percent last year and 28 percent in 2003-04, according to the Commission on Higher Education."This problem with SC State is not going to be tackled by funding from the state of South Carolina. It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-08/sc-state-not-alone-among-
South Carolina House votes to eliminate Commission on Higher Education in budget debate

COLUMBIA - The Commission on Higher Education could be forced to close next fiscal year under a budget amendment approved Monday by the South Carolina House, though the proposal's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-09/south-carolina-house-vot
South Carolina Senate panel approves bill to drop wait for out-of-state veterans to get in-state tuition

...able to use benefits through the Montgomery GI Bill and the Post 9/11 GI bills.A representative of the Commission on Higher Education told senators that officials estimate waiving the one year of out-of-state tuition would cost just under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-05/south-carolina-senate-pa
Lottery-funded scholarships need review, South Carolina audit says

...that the agencies review the lottery money it distributes to colleges and technical schools statewide.The Commission on Higher Education distributes most of that money ? nearly $173 million in 2012-13. The agency used to audit its distributions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-29/lottery-funded-scholarshi
Haley backs using lottery aid for summer semesters

...affordable and reward schools for trying innovative ways to cut costs, The State newspaper reported Tuesday.The Commission on Higher Education began looking into the issue at legislators' request in January. A group of college representatives it put...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-09-10/haley-backs-using-lottery-aid-summe
Les Miles won't rule out Tyrann Mathieu's return to LSU

...its governance, finances and integrity meet standards set by its accreditation agency, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.FAULKNER: Former Miami safety Ray-Ray Armstrong has enrolled at Faulkner University and hopes to play...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-08-14/les-miles-wont-rule-out-t
Retired Air Force general to lead S.C. Commission on Higher Education

...retired Air Force brigadier general and former University of South Carolina administrator to lead the state's Commission on Higher Education.John Finan is again coming out of retirement to take a leading role in state government. He last ran the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-09-17/retired-air-force-general
Penn State president: Past year made school better

...Erickson said he was optimistic about the ongoing inquiries by the Department of Education and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an accrediting body. He had no update Monday on the progress of the school's potential civil settlements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-11-05/penn-state-president-past