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Blackburn College Offers Free Tuition for Low-income Students

by Associated Press | October 2, 2017
CARLINVILLE, Ill. — A liberal arts college in southern Illinois is offering free tuition to a [...] Read more

Grateful Lawyer Bequeaths $140 million to 3 N.C. Universities

by Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press |
RALEIGH, N.C. — Three private North Carolina universities will share $140 million bequeathed [...] Read more

Ivy Tech Community College President Receives $1M Retirement Payout

by Associated Press |
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The former president of an Indiana community college has received a more t [...] Read more

Dollar General Latest Business Offering Tuition Reimbursement

by | September 28, 2017
As part of a growing trend among businesses seeking to attract and retain dedicated talent, Dol [...] Read more

Con Man Steals Spotlight as Informant in College Hoops Probe

by Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press |
NEW YORK — A con man named Louis Martin “Marty” Blazer III may have failed in his scheme [...] Read more

Student Loan Default Rate Rises Slightly

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 27, 2017
The portion of students defaulting on their federal student loans inched up 11.3 to 11.5 percen [...] Read more

University of Wyoming Sees High Amount of Resignations

by Associated Press |
LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming officials say they have lost 86 faculty members through [...] Read more

Expert: Lower-income Dual Enrollment Students Need Additional Support

by Catherine Morris | September 26, 2017
A new report from the Community College Research Center (CCRC) sheds some light on postsecondar [...] Read more

Analysis: States’ Interest in Outcomes-based Higher Ed Funding Grows

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Twice as many states – four – as the prior year adopted outcomes-based funding in higher ed [...] Read more

Chancellor Salgado Focuses on Mission and Efficiency

by | September 25, 2017
Juan Salgado was tapped by Mayor Rahm Emanuel earlier this year to become chancellor of City Co [...] Read more

Innovative Strategies for HBCUs Proposed at CBC Conference

by | September 21, 2017
A range of solutions and strategies emerged Thursday at the inaugural HBCU “braintrust” of [...] Read more

Former Obama Officials Launch Legal Group to Challenge DeVos

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON — A group of Obama administration officials is starting a legal aid organization t [...] Read more

Audit Finds Washington State U. May Have Violated Federal Grant Rules

by Associated Press |
PULLMAN, Wash. — A state audit has found that Washington State University may have violated f [...] Read more

Post University Dismisses 5 employees Amid Theft Probe

by Associated Press |
WATERBURY, Conn. — A private for-profit college in Connecticut has dismissed five employees a [...] Read more

Rutgers Grad Students Belatedly Receiving Summer Grants

by Joseph Hong | September 20, 2017
As the fall semester begins at Rutgers University, hundreds of graduate students are only now r [...] Read more