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Universities try 3-year degrees to save students time, money

Indiana recently enacted legislation calling for all state universities there to offer by next year at least one bachelor’s degree program that could be...

What’s the best college degree in the AI era? It’s up for debate.

As AI has begun to reshape the job market, the types of jobs that could be most impacted by its rise to prominence are...

The fight over equity in college admissions continues

Civil rights groups have spent the past year trying to fend off wider interpretations of the ruling and are seeking to challenge other barriers...

Academic Integrity in the Age of AI: Developing Effective Policies for Higher Ed

Date & Time: Tuesday, August 6th at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute UB Ed Talk, a strategic consultant and former higher ed leader will discuss the complexities of integrating AI into academic settings, and how to ensure that new policies align with institutional values and minimize threats to academic integrity, while emphasizing fairness, transparency, and safety. 

New Realities in Higher Education and How Leaders are Facing Them

Date & Time: Tuesday, July 30th at 2 pm ET

A President of a 4-year public HBCU institution, Deputy CIO of a private 4-year research institution, and Registrar of a public polytechnic Canadian institution will tackle enrollment cliffs, changing U.S. admission policies, Canadian international student caps, and the rise of AI by discussing approaches to improving student outcomes, increasing market competitiveness, and optimizing your technology investments.   

California may ban legacy admissions at universities

California could become the fourth state to ban legacy admissions preferences at universities under a bill making its way through the State Legislature. Many selective...

Maine college builds climate-friendly dorm out of wood

Today, most large buildings are made of steel and concrete. But at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, a new 12,000-square-foot dorm was built almost entirely of wood.

Motivation Science and Outreach Strategies to Close Enrollment Gaps

Date & Time: Thursday, July 11th at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute UB Ed Talk, a former professor of educational psychology at the University of Southern California will offer practical science-backed strategies for using digital channels to engage with, enroll, and retain more students for dual enrollment, workforce upskilling, and degree programs.   

‘Unique contribution’: Religious college leaders unite to tackle challenges facing higher education

The American Council on Education has launched its new Commission on Faith-based Colleges and Universities to draw attention to how faith-based colleges and universities are working to make higher education more affordable for students.

Unemployment rate for recent college graduates recipients jumps

On paper, the job market looks like it’s hardly ever been better. But zooming in on the job market for recent college graduates paints the economy in a much less rosy light.

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