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OKG Newsletter

Topic: higher education

Elitism for dummies


Kurt Hochenauer
Is Oklahoma’s higher education establishment elitist?
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Promises kept

It’s the 20th anniversary for a state program that has enabled thousands of Oklahomans to pursue a college education.


Mia Cantu
In 1992, Jacqueline Smith signed up for a program with the unwieldy name of Oklahoma’s Higher Learning Access Program, or OHLAP. For qualifying students, it guaranteed full tuition to any of the state’s public universities or colleges or partial tuition to private establishments.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Loan rangers

Oklahoma college graduates struggle with soaring student loan debt.


James Cooper
College isn’t easy. And it sure isn’t cheap. Personal education debt in the U.S. swelled to $914 billion last summer, according to a 2012 report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Tweet heat

A sharply worded message on social media from Oklahoma's House speaker to a college dean raises some eyebrows.


Greg Horton
A Twitter message by state House Speaker T.W. Shannon, R-Lawton, raised some hackles last month for suggesting cuts to higher education while also seeming to threaten the job of a college dean.
Monday, April 8, 2013