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Proportion of Americans With College Degrees Grows

The U.S. continues to lose ground to global rivals in educational attainment, the report, by the Lumina Foundation, shows.

AUSTIN, Texas—University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers said he was told that $325,000 in extra compensation he received while dean of the law school was properly authorized at the time even though a newspaper found no evidence that the chancellor ever signed off.

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Education, corporate and philanthropic leaders from around the world say they believe that many colleges will be unrecognizable in another decade.

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African-Americans and Hispanics are more likely to say the local K-12 education are adequately preparing their children for college than are Whites and Asian Americans, a new national survey shows.

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Whenever I read the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, I am struck by the distance between the American creed and American reality, a distance widening wherever I look.

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While enrollment numbers for Latino students are relatively high, the degree attainment data in the report exposes a significant equity gap in college completion.

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At the 2014 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Symposium and Awards Luncheon, student athletes received invaluable life lessons from panelists ranging from former athletes to entrepreneurs.

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Founded in 1903, North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS) is one of the oldest two-year, comprehensive, residential colleges in the nation. NDSCS delivers learner-focused education through a unique and evolving collegiate experience. Using innovative delivery strategies, NDSCS anticipates and responds to statewide and regional needs by providing access to occupational/technical programs, transfer programs and […]

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Dr. Danette G. Howard moves on from the Maryland Higher Education Commission to the Indianapolis-based Lumina Foundation, where she becomes vice-president for policy and mobilization.

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Maryland’s secretary of higher education is leaving her post to work for an education foundation.

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