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Here is a quick resource guide to driving students to spend more time and money at campus dining venues. Read more>>

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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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The 74
While cell phones in the classroom can detract from student learning, one school program is taking advantage of the fact that a generation of digital natives can’t stay off their phones. Read more>>

Grand Forks Herald
State audit reports found numerous issues at Bismarck State College and Dickinson State University when it comes to finances and documentation. Read more>>

LA School Report
The California Faculty Association, which represents some 19,000 employees of the California State University system, abruptly ended its affiliation with both the California Teachers Association and National Education Association, a relationship that began in 1981. Read more>>

The Las Cruces Bulletin
New Mexico State University and its three community colleges will receive more than $1 million in state scholarship funds for teacher education scholarships, the New Mexico Higher Education Department Deputy Secretary Carmen Lopez-Wilson said. Read more>>

Deseret News
Starting this fall, all course syllabuses at the University of Utah will include a required safety message for students telling them about campus alerts and how to report suspicious activity, request courtesy escorts or otherwise contact campus police. Read more>>

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American Enterprise Institute
By international standards, American colleges charge high tuition, and students must often take out loans to cover the cost of their higher education. Read more>>

Reuters
Christine Bascombe, a New York City high school student who dreams of attending Cornell University, says she was devastated last spring to hear that dozens of rich parents had committed fraud to get their children into elite colleges. Read more>>

Community College Daily
California is not immune to this middle-skills job gap. In San Diego and Imperial counties, employers are struggling to find qualified machinists, laboratory technicians, computer network architects and other middle-skills workers. Read more>>

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The Spoon
Just in time for school to start again, food services provider Aramark announced it has acquired Good Uncle, an on-demand meal-delivery service that drops food to students at specific pickup points around college campuses. Read more>>

Association of American Colleges and Universities
In 2016, the Association of American Colleges and Universities embarked on a partnership with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in support of the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation enterprise. Read more>>

Digital Federal Credit Union
Leveraging Edmit’s online tools will allow DCU members to select the school with the greatest ROI for their college-bound students. Read more>>

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News & Record
More than a decade ago, after seven years in the U.S. Army and two corporate layoffs, Anthony Clarke thought he might like to give teaching a try. Read more>>

NWITimes.com
Valparaiso University has named Julie E. DeGraw of Bluffton University in Ohio as its next vice president for student affairs. Read more>>

South Bend Tribune
Southwestern Michigan College President David Mathews announced that he will retire as president of the college Dec. 31. Read more>>

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Campus business offices, from the bursar to the registrar, from IT to HR and beyond, are beginning to use artificial intelligence to improve business processes. Our article will examine how the use of AI is making these offices more efficient. Contact us>>