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Last month the U.S. Secretary of Education announced enhancements to the College Scorecard. We analyzed the recent updates and examined how higher education institutions and enrollment marketers may need to adjust their strategies to prepare for the potential impact. Read more>>

How public institutions became more racially and financially stratified is covered in this Q&A with Martin Van Der Werf, associate director for editorial and postsecondary policy at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Read more>>

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The Express
The Pennsylvania College of Technology Board of Directors approved a 2019-20 budget of $157.3 million, which represents a $7.1 million (4.3%) decrease in spending from 2018-19. Read more>>

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All three keynotes from UB Tech® 2019 are available to view live online for any higher ed leaders who were unable to attend the conference in person, made possible by the exclusive streaming partner of UB Tech®, Mediasite. Read more>>

Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced. Read more>>

Times of San Diego
Miramar College announced it received a nearly $1.4 million contract from the California Energy Commission to develop a program to train students for the alternative fuels and vehicle technology industries. Read more>>
Roxbury Community College is losing state approval for its nursing program, which currently has 93 enrolled students. Read more>>

CBS Denver
Cutting for College was started by a middle school student six years ago when he saw the need for services in his Whittier neighborhood. The company now serves hundreds of customers a week, while helping students save for college. Read more>>

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The Courier
The most important aspect of the University of Northern Iowa culture is our unwavering commitment to fostering student success. Read more>>

America’s best universities — the Ivies as well as selective state colleges — have made a concerted effort to diversify their student bodies in recent years. In particular, they’ve opened the doors to more low-income students. Read more>>

The Atlantic
Gibson’s Bakery, a family-owned business near Oberlin College accused of racism, just won a big payout. Read more>>

Industry News

The company known within higher education for the popular “FATV” library of online videos, used by hundreds of schools to make financial aid easy-to-understand for their students and prospects, announced that it has changed its name to Ocelot. Read more>>

Jenzabar, a technology innovator in higher ed serving the new student, announced a significant enhancement to the Jenzabar One Student Advising and Registration modules that empowers students to take a more active role in their academic planning. Read more>>


University System of Georgia
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia named Ángel Cabrera president of the Georgia Institute of Technology. He will assume the position before September 15, 2019. Read more>>

The Hill
Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield will take over as the new president of the college, which was established in 1884. She’ll replace Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley. Read more>>
College President Don Laackman has decided to step down effective June 28. Read more>>