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The Cost of College: Textbook prices on the rise

The Cost of College: Textbook prices on the rise

By Julian Routh | Editor-in-Chief “The Cost of College” is an ongoing series that will examine what it really costs to get an education. This week’s story explores the rising cost of college textbooks, which have surged by more than 1,000 percent since 1977.   In the basement of the Barnes and Noble bookstore on […]

Show me the money: President’s pay nears $700K

Show me the money: President’s pay nears $700K

By Julian Routh and Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne University President Charles Dougherty is among the top 100 highest paid presidents of private institutions in the country. Dougherty, who is the 97th highest paid, made $678,893 in 2011, according to a Chronicle of Higher Education report of the latest endowment data available. The […]