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Here are six scenarios of challenges that higher ed leaders usually face without an event management system or without a robust system—and six ways this technology can help. Read more>>

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Top News
The University of Alaska Board of Regents voted 8-3 to move towards consolidating the entire university system to a single accredited university. Read more>>

Maui Now
Governor David Ige rescinded the emergency proclamation that he had issued for Maunakea on July 17th, noting that there are no immediate plans to move heavy equipment atop the mountain and there are two hurricanes being tracked in the Pacific. Read more>>

Free college has become a progressive hallmark for Democrats vying for the White House in 2020. Practically all of the top contenders back some form of tuition-free higher education, one response to the country’s $1.5 trillion student debt problem. Read more>>

CBS News
Vanity Fair has uncovered attempts by a guidance counselor at The Buckley School, a private school in Los Angeles, to sound the alarm regarding a student’s falsified credentials at least a year before news of massive college admissions scandal broke. Read more>>

Yahoo! Finance
At the presidential debates in Detroit, Sen. Amy Klobuchar went after Bernie Sanders’ and Elizabeth Warren’s college debt forgiveness proposals, calling them plans that pay for Wall Street kids to go to college. Read more>>
The University of Oklahoma is adding parking, shuttles and a new annual parking rate option for the fall semester. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

Students assume massive risk, with no guarantee of success. At $1.6 trillion, student debt is the second-highest consumer debt category, behind only mortgage debt; the national total for student loan debt is higher than that of both credit cards and auto loans. Read more>>

The skyrocketing cost of a U.S. college education could get even more expensive if two top college textbook companies combine as planned, especially if they succeed in starving off a scrappy competitor: used textbooks. Read more>>

Industry News

The Duke Energy Foundation
Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employers. Read more>>

Far Eastern Federal University
Scientists developed software allowing AI robots with technical vision to adjust the movement trajectories in real time. Read more>>

Campus Management
Campus Management announced that it has experienced a significant growth in demand among community colleges for its innovative technologies.  Read more>>


The Gazette
Construction crews celebrated the halfway point in building the new William J. Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center — one of four City for Champions projects that are planned for Colorado Springs. Read more>>
Concordia University will debut its esports arena as the new program ramps up its first year of varsity esports competition. Read more>>

Times Free Press
A northeast Alabama university is demolishing a classroom building that was severely damaged by a tornado last year. Read more>>