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Sharing resources among campuses makes sense for more than economical reasons, as colleges are finding these opportunities can better serve busy students. Students at neighboring Cornell University and Ithaca College can now borrow […]
There’s a new kind of nontraditional college student in America, with elementary school kids being seen increasingly on American higher ed campuses.
After the Virginia Tech tragedy, colleges began to build teams of administrators and faculty to better recognize and support distraught individuals on campus. At Augusta University in Georgia, the Campus […]
Community colleges bet on a wide variety of scheduling options to attract and retain students whose lives are already filled by jobs and families. Late-start courses that commence a few […]
The ongoing wave of school violence has forced higher ed to enhance emergency-response training in teacher education programs. Arming teachers, increasing school entrance security and assigning armed guards are a […]
Some higher ed administrators may be surprised to learn that women hold two-thirds of the nation’s $1.3 trillion in student debt. By the end of 2016, this percentage equaled $833 […]
As global collaboration increases in higher education, so do concerns about violence abroad. In response, colleges and universities are strengthening international travel policies in an effort to keep their community […]
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 […]
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