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Higher ed leaders are still welcome to submit proposals to speak at the UB Tech® 2020 conference, to be held June 15-17 in Las Vegas. We are looking for proposals from leaders and innovators in campus technology and esports—people who can share their expertise and experience in a dynamic and informative presentation. Read more>>

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Although the news media has focused on a number of serious issues in higher ed, including the admissions scandal and the devastating impact of student debt, not much has been said about demographics, says David M. Steele-Figueredo, president of Woodbury University in Burbank, California. Read more>>

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Regulations being developed by the state’s Department of Higher Education surrounding the possibility of colleges and universities abruptly closing aim to protect students and faculty, but not the cities and towns affected by these decisions. Read more>>
Doane University plans to offer a three-course online program this fall on the cannabis industry, which produces hemp and marijuana. Read more>>
Students at St. Louis University are headed back to school with Alexa in their dorm rooms to help with everything from weather to campus bus schedules. Read more>>
The president of the College of New Rochelle landed a job with the college that’s taking on most of its former students and renting its main campus. Read more>>

ProPublica Illinois
Illinois politicians considered denying admission to students whose families exploited the guardianship law to qualify for aid they wouldn’t otherwise receive, saying it was an “injustice.” Read more>>

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The Hill
Over the past four decades, the United States doubled down on a “tough on crime” philosophy. Read more>>

The New York Times
Few students actually paid the published cost. Colleges worried that they would be bypassed if families looked just at the sticker price. Read more>>

The Exponent Telegram
Work is well underway at our university to increase educational access and accommodate rapidly changing workplace skill-sets. Read more>>

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The Mustangs bring additional focus to tackling with shoulder-led technique, analysis of game and practice film, and measurement of on-field performance. Read more>>

New schools join growing list to use Transact Mobile Credential, enabling students to securely and easily access facilities and make payments on campus. Read more>>

Traliant, a provider of sexual harassment training, announced a new online course for colleges and universities who must comply with the requirements of the Clery Act, a federal law mandating that schools receiving federal funds report and disclose campus crime statistics. Read more>>