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Continued binge drinking and destructive student behavior have driven higher ed leaders to refine off-campus behavior policies. Parents have also asked for more off-campus supervision as students post legally dubious […]
Younger Americans postpone marriages, and put off having children and buying their first home while repaying student loans. And new federal data shows the burden now spreading to their parents: […]
Campuses want to tighten security and turn information into action. This has caused an unprecedented surge in demand for safety and data personnel, according to CUPA-HR’s 2018 Professionals in Higher […]
Learning to pay bills amidst a first-time job search can be a foggy and drawn out process for undergraduates. Unfortunately, credit reporting processes don’t allow much time for students to […]
The fairness of race in admissions is again under question. A lawsuit brought against Harvard University by the nonprofit Students for Fair Admissions contends the institution systematically discriminates against Asian-American applicants. This […]
Like their peers on campus, students enrolled in online programs benefit when they feel included in a community and supported by their institution. Colleges cater to this population by offering […]
Creating an online community that mirrors a school’s physical campus is another way to retain online students. This can be achieved by digitizing freshman orientation, mental health counseling, and career […]
Changing legislation is accompanied by growing interest in the convenience of voting on campus. In 2013, when Illinois law called for four-year public universities to host early voting centers, staff […]
Campuses are often hotbeds of political opinion, but students aren’t always easily able to express their views in the polls. A greater understanding of this is reflected in a recent […]
A business mindset isn’t always accompanied by mathematical prowess. Remedial and refresher courses are common in undergraduate programs, and more post-grad business schools are identifying opportunities to prep incoming students […]
Waitlists for not-quite accepted students have long been used by colleges, but more institutions—both public and private—are dabbling in a different kind of delayed entry. Conditional admissions, which may require […]
The wreckage left behind by super storms is motivating students to contribute more than money. Philanthropic and community initiatives give students the chance to gain credits along with invaluable experience. […]
Who: 200 CUNY students chosen for the program, divided into eight cohorts Where: One of three nonprofits, based in San Juan, Orocovis or Barranquitas When: Two five-day workweeks from June to […]
Computer use policies cover a range of regulatory demands while also protecting students, the college or university, and all generated data. In the face of security audits and digital vulnerabilities, […]
An online Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree made its debut in UPenn’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies. While many of the Ivies have digital advanced learning programs, […]
In supporting students as they make the transition to campus life and beyond, officials at some colleges recognize that students may be transitioning into motherhood as well. Women now make […]
The Marietta, Ohio, district is considering locating new schools on Washington State Community College property as part of a modernization effort.
Jonathan Veitch is stepping down next year as president of Occidental College.
For higher ed, 2018 proved to be a good primer for flexibility and keeping postsecondary missions in focus. More changes to come in 2019.
Colleges shift sexual harassment training for students and staff, from mandatory task to community-building tool.
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