University of Texas president endorses more affordable degrees

04/8/2013 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

A plan pushed by Texas Gov. Rick Perry for colleges to offer $10,000 degrees has won support from University of Texas President Bill Powers. However, while Powers said it's "critically important" to make higher education affordable, he warned that not all degrees could be offered at that price. "Not every degree ought to be a $10,000 degree, and not every degree ought to be a UT Austin or Rice (degree). There ought to be a lot of different pathways," Powers said.

View Full Article in:

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Am
Chicago, IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Timberland Charter Academy
Timberland Charter Academy
Muskegon, MI