Department Of Higher Education


Adams State University Won’t Be Investigated For Obama Course

A conservative group that took issue with a Colorado college offering credit for campaigning for President Barack Obama isn’t happy with the response from state officials.


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Audit: Colorado Tuition Up As State Stipend Decreases

State auditors say Colorado college students are paying more for higher education now than they did when lawmakers approved a stipend program to fund students instead of institutions before the last recession.


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Bill To Align Colleges, Labor Data Wins Approval

Colorado’s colleges would have to work with labor experts to find out where jobs are under a bill that received bipartisan backing in a state House committee Wednesday.


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Lt. Governor Outlines Colorado Education Goals

Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia has outlined three broad priorities for the state Department of Higher Education, which he also heads.


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Senate Panel Embraces Garcia As Higher Education Chief

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s lieutenant governor breezed through a Senate confirmation hearing allowing him to also lead the state Department of Higher Education. The Senate Education Committee voted 8-0 Thursday to confirm Joe Garcia as […]


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Hickenlooper Marks 100 Days As Governor

When Democrat John Hickenlooper took office in January, he promised a laser-like focus on jobs and the economy. On Thursday, as he marked his first 100 days, he said that’s still his top priority.


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