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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>>

Matt Zalaznick
California is kicking off its first year of free community college for first-time students. It joins a growing number of states that have launched “promise programs” designed to make higher ed more accessible to students from low-income backgrounds. Read more>>

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With countless issues dividing the country, leaders of student organizations have made priorities of inclusive communication and civility training. Read more>>

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The Indiana Gazette
The University College is designed to give Indiana University of Pennsylvania students the best possible start and support, helping first-year students who are ready for college but who aren’t sure of a major and first-year students who need support to succeed in college. Read more>>

KSL.com
As college students, both Rep. Ben McAdams and Utah Valley University President Astrid Tuminez needed a boost to complete their degrees. Read more>>

The Texas Tribune
The bill mandates required reporting from colleges and universities about courses that don’t transfer, and aims to help students save time and money. Read more>>

KEYT.com
The U.S. International Trade Commission announced an investigation into the sales of LED technology patented by the University of California. Read more>>

Juneau Empire
The University of Alaska Board of Regents Subcommittee on Restructuring the University of Alaska held a special meeting to share information about University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen’s plans for the university’s future. Read more>>

The Guardian
University of Technology Sydney makes 10-point adjustment in hope to address gender imbalance in engineering, computing and construction. Read more>>

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CBS News
For the first time in 185 years, there will be no fall semester at Green Mountain College in western Vermont. Read more>>

Axios
College students may soon have to share their campus sidewalks with thousands of 6-wheeled robots ready to deliver their dinners. Read more>>

The Washington Post
They’ve become big in the how-to-get-a-leg-up-in-college-admissions circus: pre-college summer programs for teens at America’s most elite universities, including Harvard and Stanford. But are they what they seem? Read more>>

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Ellucian
Ellucian announced that it will be creating the first Ellucian Collaboration Hub to help address the long-term support, growth and regulatory requirements of the California Community Colleges. Read more>>

Mountain America Credit Union
Mountain America Credit Union continues its partnership with Young Money Media in sponsoring Young Money University, a financial success program for college-age young adults throughout the Intermountain West. Read more>>

Forbes
Colleges and universities will increase their investments in cloud applications and infrastructure by 22.3% by 2023, according to the most recent five-year forecast from the research firm Ovum. Read more>>

People

The Clermont Sun
John P. Tafaro, president of Chatfield College, has announced his retirement after more than ten years in the position. Read more>>

The Washington Post
The actor and producer Matthew McConaughey will be a professor at the University of Texas at Austin this fall, teaching students about taking a film project from script to screen. Read more>>