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Fierce Rhetoric at Knight Commission Meeting Addresses Systemic Problems

by | October 30, 2017
Although the speakers did not shy away from addressing an array of key issues, there were no ea [...] Read more

Experts Tell Congress Free Speech on Campus ‘Essential’

by | October 26, 2017
Higher education leaders and government officials must resist efforts to restrict free speech o [...] Read more

Following Campus Shooting, Grambling President Assures Safety

by | October 25, 2017
Grambling State University’s administration decided to continue classes and homecoming events [...] Read more

Colleges Urged to Ramp Up to Fill Cybersecurity Workforce Void

by | October 24, 2017
The United States will remain vulnerable to cyberattacks unless the nation’s education system [...] Read more

Senators Seek Probe of Student Loan Servicer Stock Trading

by | October 23, 2017
Two Democratic Senators called for an investigation into possible insider trading of student lo [...] Read more

Tuition Remission Benefit was a “Blessing in Disguise”

by | October 22, 2017
Even though her mother worked the night shift cleaning crew at Linfield College, Giselle Naranj [...] Read more

Senators Again Seek Loan Relief for Adjunct Faculty

by | October 19, 2017
Adjunct faculty members will get another chance to gain eligibility for a federal student loan [...] Read more

Strategy Offered to Turn Rising Tide of Segregated Schools

by | October 18, 2017
A new policy briefing from the National Coalition on School Diversity suggests that schools wil [...] Read more

States Sue Dept. of Education Over Delay of Gainful Employment Rule

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 17, 2017
Seventeen states and the District of Columbia sued U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos for [...] Read more

D.C.-area Higher Ed Presidents Support DACA

by Catherine Morris | October 16, 2017
Close to half of DACA recipients are enrolled in school or college, and the higher education co [...] Read more

On-Campus Barbershop Provides Free Cuts to Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 15, 2017
Howard University’s on-campus barbershop is the brainchild of Corvias, a privately-owned comp [...] Read more

Federal System Adds Transfer, Part-time Student Data to Mix

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 12, 2017
A longstanding effort to include more information about outcomes for transfer and part-time stu [...] Read more

Newly Elected Birmingham Mayor Sees Education as Key

by Joseph Hong | October 11, 2017
Morehouse College alumnus Randall Woodfin, 36, is the youngest elected mayor of Birmingham, Ala [...] Read more

Spellings: Affordability Is Families’ No.1 Concern Regarding College

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 10, 2017
Containing college costs and streamlining financial aid must be at the forefront of the nation [...] Read more

Organizers Offer Chess as Gateway to College

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 9, 2017
The Cleveland Scholastic Open is distinct among chess tournaments in that organizers go to grea [...] Read more