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State minimum wage laws impact colleges as employers, but as our survey shows, in many cases higher ed is offering entry-level employees a better-than-mandated deal. Read more>>

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Online inquiries drove higher education volume growth during the first half of 2019, while bachelor’s degrees accounted for one-third of all higher education inquiries, according to the H1 2019 Higher Education Inquiry Generation Review published by Digital Media Solutions®. Read more>>

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Top News Baltimore
University of Maryland, Baltimore County is bringing expertise in cybersecurity, machine learning and AI to the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. Read more>>

The Roanoke Times
A fleet of 300 electric scooters will be rolled out on Virginia Tech’s campus through a study by the university’s Transportation Institute. Read more>>

Fast Company
Students at Goldsmiths, University of London, will have to give up the burgers when they’re eating on campus as part of the school’s plan to be fully carbon neutral. Read more>>
Starting this fall, students at the University of Bridgeport won’t have to purchase textbooks. Read more>>
A total of 142 Eastern Michigan University employees accepted voluntary early retirement packages last month. Read more>>

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Science Magazine
To help offset declines in state funding, many U.S. public universities are billing their graduate students for thousands of dollars of university fees. Read more>>

San Francisco State University
Children’s savings accounts, offered by elementary schools throughout San Francisco and in schools across the nation, were introduced to boost college-going rates, limit student debt and foster equal opportunity for low-income children. Read more>>

The Hill
A drive to protect veterans and members of the Reserve and National Guard, originating with misplaced bias against for-profit schools, will gut options for these patriots when they try to use their GI Bill to get a useful education. Read more>>

Industry News

Westcliff University
A federal court in Ohio has approved acquisition of Western State College of Law by Westcliff University. Read more>>

Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful closing of the $56,595,000 Series 2019A&B Bonds for Lesley University, which is currently rated A-/Stable through S&P. Read more>>

For Tina Richardson, chancellor of Penn State Lehigh Valley, business growth is a key focus of her work in higher education. Read more>>
Miles College prepared to say farewell to one member of the school’s family and embrace another.  Read more>>
Pelema Morrice notified Community College System of NH (CCSNH) Chancellor Ross Gittell of his decision earlier this summer and system leaders have identified an interim president to take the helm. Read more>>