Student Retention

Ex-Soldier Seeks Change In How U of North Carolina Treats Veterans

A veteran of the war in Iraq who says she was denied in-state tuition when she applied to a school in the University of North Carolina system wants its leaders to change the way student veterans are handled.

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Northwest Offers Gender Neutral Housing

A housing initiative brought on by transgender students at Northwest Missouri State University went into effect this fall with 35 students participating in “gender-neutral housing.”

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Texas A&M Lays Accountability Path For Graduation Rates, Cost Effectiveness

As a statewide push intensifies to reduce higher education costs while making sure students graduate, Texas A&M University System officials Monday announced a report card system to ensure their institutions keep pace.

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President: Wilberforce Will Correct Problems

A day after nearly Wilberforce University’s entire student body protested about on-going problems on campus and threatened to withdraw, top administrators said Thursday the school has been working to resolve their issues to keep the nation’s oldest historically black university open.

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NCAA Grad Rates Improving In Football, Basketball

More men's basketball players are taking advantage of the biggest shot of their life and earning a college diploma.

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Private Colleges Boom As Calif Universities Falter

California's public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state's private colleges and universities.

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City College of SF Students, Faculty Want More Input

While City College of San Francisco administrators scramble to stave off bankruptcy and save the school's accreditation, they are being pressured by a group of students and faculty members who want a bigger say in deciding whether to reduce class offerings, lay off staffers or eliminate some academic programs entirely.

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