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Two departments at Purdue University have collaborated to churn out a special flavor of ice cream to commemorate the institution’s 150th anniversary. Read more>>

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Attorneys general for 47 states wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to automatically forgive student loans for eligible disabled veterans. Read more>>

The Metro West Daily News
Higher education is dealing with its share of issues. The recent admissions scandal involving Hollywood celebrities, coupled with broader outrage against mounting student debt, has forced many colleges and universities to question their practices and futures. Read more>>

Community College Daily
The House Judiciary Committee has passed legislation along party lines that would protect “Dreamers” — immigrants who arrived in the U.S. without legal permission as minors — and certain other undocumented immigrants. Read more>>

It started in 2012 with funding from U.S. military and intelligence services. Read more>>

The New York Times
When we asked people around the world what they paid for their higher education and how they financed it, we received nearly 800 responses from more than 40 countries. Read more>>

The Department of Education expanded the College Scorecard to include data on the average level of debt for individual programs. Read more>>

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The Week
The American university is shrinking. Read more>>

The EvoLLLution
As lifelong learning needs continue to evolve—and the imperative to serve lifelong learners increases for colleges—institutional leaders would be wise to leverage the expertise in their professional, continuing and online education divisions. Read more>>

America’s crisis of immobility extends from the economic realm to the social and political. Read more>>

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ScholarShare 529
Millennial parents would feel more confident than their older peers opening a 529 plan if it were offered through work, new research reveals. Read more>>

Mid Michigan College
Mid Michigan College and Davenport University have signed an agreement to offer Mid nursing students, graduating with an associate degree, an opportunity to earn an expedited bachelor of science degree in nursing at Davenport. Read more>>

New mobile classroom will create workforce training pathway for rural communities. Read more>>