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News8000.com
More than 80 percent of Western Technical College graduates stay within the La Crosse area. Despite a low unemployment rate, employers are still in need of workers.  Read more>>

Daily Hampshire Gazette
Mount Holyoke College has begun a search for the school’s first-ever chief investment officer. Read more>>

San Gabriel Valley Tribune
In an email and without warning, Monrovia-based Mt Sierra College’s president gave one-day’s notice of its closure. Read more>>

The New York Times
The girls began appearing about seven in the morning. Seen from a distance, they made up thin blue lines snaking across the barren tan mountainside along narrow trails traced in the dirt, converging from several directions on the little school in the bottom of the valley. Read more>>

NPR
Democratic presidential candidates want to see who can be the most generous when it comes to alleviating higher education costs. Sen. Bernie Sanders aims to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loan debt. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

CNBC.com
In a new report, the U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission“recommends that institutions of higher education require mandatory financial literacy courses.” It is about time. Read more>>

TheState.com
South Carolina colleges have increasingly been turning to international students to help bolster diversity and budgets alike. Read more>>

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CampusLogic
Strategic partners share a commitment to improving access to higher education through innovative solutions and enhanced transparency. Read more>>

Vicon
Vicon announces Blue Trident, a lightweight wearable sensor capable of capturing the highest g data possible, and the focal point of a new inertial ecosystem to drive the future of sports, biomechanics and research. Read more>>

Husson University
Husson University announced that is the first private institution of higher education eligible to accept state financial assistance provided to National Guard members through Chapter 419 Public Law (S.P. 635 – L.D. 1736). Read more>>

People

Daily Herald
Harper College board members awarded outgoing President Ken Ender a $45,000 performance bonus as they heaped praise upon him for his leadership of the Palatine-based community college over the past decade. Read more>>

Vermont College of Fine Arts via VTDigger.org
Vermont College of Fine Arts announces the appointment of Leslie Ward as Interim President, effective July 1. Ward will lead the College and work closely with the VCFA Board of Trustees as they undertake a national search for a new president, a process that will begin this summer. Read more>>

The Joplin Globe
Mark Rasor has been named the interim president of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College by the Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural & Mechanical Colleges. Read more>>

Inside Indiana Business
The president of Taylor University is stepping down. The university’s board of trustees says Paul Lowell Haines has resigned from the position and will leave the Upland campus August 15.  Read more>>