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Private colleges and universities may get more certainty over whether they must treat graduate-student teaching assistants as employees who have the right to unionize. Read more>>

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Hawaii Tribune-Herald
Enrollment at the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy is expected to decline this fall. Read more>>

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In a recent survey, 62% of college students said they enrolled to improve their job prospects. Learn what skills they want to improve, how prepared they feel for the workplace, and their plans for additional degrees and credentials. Read more>>

Hartford Courant
Chris Murphy and Jahana Hayes have spent time on college campuses and heard from students firsthand that they struggle to both feed themselves and pay tuition. Read more>>

Jefferson Public Radio
During his campaign for California’s governor position, Gavin Newsom promised to address the problem, in part by creating a “financial foundation for college beginning in kindergarten.” Read more>>

Laramie Boomerang
The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted to, beginning in the fall of 2020, offer significantly more need-based aid to Wyoming students while making a commensurate cut to merit-based aid for out-of-state students. Read more>>

The Wall Street Journal
Unraveling of Ghana project sets back America’s plan to counter China’s growing influence in Africa. Read more>>

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Politico
Prisoners, homeless youth and military survivors are among the student groups who face a particularly tough time with the FAFSA process. Read more>>

The Atlantic
Growing up in northern Uganda, I managed to piece together an education by winning one scholarship after another. But I will somehow have to come up with tens of thousands of dollars on my own to attend one of America’s most elite institutions. Read more>>

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Ellucian
New exec brings global sales and marketing leadership experience to support cloud and services growth. Read more>>

Zovio
Zovio, an education technology services company that partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver educational programming and benefits, has teamed up with Delta Air Lines to broaden their tuition assistance benefit program. Read more>>

National Student Clearinghouse
Combination of Clearinghouse data and EAB expertise will help more students earn bachelor’s degrees. Read more>>

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The Post and Courier
Robert Caslen, a retired three-star Army general, was named the next president of the University of South Carolina despite objections from students, faculty and donors who said the former West Point superintendent lacks the experience and personal skills for run the state’s flagship college. Read more>>

NJ.com
Rutgers University President Robert L. Barchi will step down after the upcoming school year, according to a university official with knowledge of the president’s plans. Read more>>

Daily Hampshire Gazette
Hampshire College has made two high-level interim appointments to its administration as it continues the search to fill several more important positions, including the role of president. Read more>>