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If you’ve led a successful tech initiative at your school, tell your peers about it at UB Tech®, next June in Las Vegas. Our call for presentations is closing soon. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick
New law in Pennsylvania increases college access—and provides tuition waivers—for students aging out of foster care. Elsewhere, scholarship programs and other philanthropic efforts are helping these students transition successfully to higher ed. Read more>>

Theresa Sullivan Barger
Best practices for delivering services and supports for online learning success include choosing the right ones and promoting them strategically. Follow these tips to boost online learner success. Read more>>

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San Diego Police investigated threats made against multiple professors at University of San Diego. Read more>>

Capital Public Radio
The California Legislature approved a measure that would allow college athletes to profit from endorsements and their celebrity status. Read more>>
Melbourne’s La Trobe University and Cisco have signed an agreement to collaborate on all things related to the Internet of Things – from skills to research, and technology development. Read more>>
The number of administrators working within the University of Wisconsin System grew between 2014 and 2017 amid a statewide decline in the number of faculty. Read more>>
 A financial emergency at Walla Walla Community College is now forcing officials to make significant changes. They’re facing a $2.7 million deficit. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

With schools across 10 states, the P-TECH program prepares its students for good jobs that corporations pay well for. Read more>>

Scientific American
Not a day goes by that we are not reminded of the growing gap between the preparation provided by institutions of higher education and the rapidly changing job market. Read more>>

The New York Times
For years, big tech companies have used huge salaries, bonuses and stock packages to lure artificial intelligence experts out of academia. Now, a study says that migration has hurt the post-college prospects of students. Read more>>

Industry News

Atavus, a provider of football coach education and tackling assessment, announced that University of Oklahoma football has chosen Atavus to provide shoulder-led tackling technique training, game and practice film analysis, and in-season reporting on player, position group, and team performance. Read more>>

Ellucian, a provider of software and services built to power higher ed, announced that Gannon University selected Ellucian CRM Advance to more dynamically build alumni relationships and better support its fundraising efforts. Read more>>

Swedish solar energy company Azelio has partnered with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (‘Masdar’) and Khalifa University of Science and Technology to run a pilot project evaluating new technology in power storage. Read more>>

The board selected Robin C. Capehart as BSC’s next leader following a search by the Board’s Presidential Search Committee. Read more>>
Warren Craig Pouncey, Ed.D, has been appointed as president of Coastal Alabama Community College. According to the Alabama Community College System, Pouncey was approved unanimously by the ACCS board of trustees. Read more>>

The Texas Tribune
Texas’ next higher education commissioner will be Harrison Keller, a high-level administrator at the University of Texas at Austin and the founder of recent initiatives designed to improve college readiness and student outcomes. He will assume the post Oct 1. Read more>>