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Debit card program may run afoul of federal guidelines

City Colleges of Chicago students have the option of getting their student loan refund money on pre-loaded debit cards that carry high fees. Experts say that runs against guidance from feds.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

City Colleges faculty want voice in chancellor hiring

Chancellor Wayne Watson's tenure is up in less than five months. Faculty members say the City Colleges trustees haven't asked for input on the search for Watson's replacement.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

City Colleges in the clear after second vote on tuition hike

The City Colleges of Chicago trustees voted again to raise tuition starting with this summer's classes. This comes after questions were raised about the legitimacy of the first vote.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

City Colleges slated for 'do-over' on tuition hike

Saying they want to quell concerns about a December vote that wasn't on the agenda at the time, the City Colleges of Chicago trustees will vote again this week on a 10-percent tuition hike.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

St. Xavier creates three-week May term

City Colleges of Chicago students can now take classes year-round if they want. The intensive courses cover a range of topics and let students get ahead in their studies so they can graduate early.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

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