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The New York Times
Under the plan, tuition to all state colleges would be free for students regardless of family income. Read more>>

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One year after implementing an evidence-based curriculum reform to improve student success and meet a state mandate, Pearl River Community College saw a measurable increase in first-year, full-time retention rates. Learn how they centralized information to enhance advising, managed the change, and empowered students. Read more>>

Rolling Stone
The nearly decade-old campaign to force major universities, investment firms, and insurance companies to divest from fossil fuels just notched one of its biggest victories yet. Read more>>

Steamboat Pilot & Today
Steamboat Springs has a new way to look to the skies: the recently installed Ball Observatory at Colorado Mountain College Steamboat Springs. Read more>>
A group of six veterans are growing several sustainable crops at a Mount Pleasant farm. The course is designed to help military veterans integrate back into civilian life after years of service. Read more>>

The Roanoke Times
Acknowledging objections of Gainsboro residents, Roanoke City Council delayed the proposed sale of city land in Gainsboro to the Roanoke Higher Education Center to create a plaza at the school. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

Those of us who work in America’s community colleges are having a moment. Perhaps it’s the fact that most of the approximately 1,100 community colleges in our country have now been around for more than half a century. Read more>>
Researchers are discovering that some of the data being made available through or linked from the College Scorecard, the principal federal higher education consumer website, is inaccessible, inaccurate or out of date. Read more>>

Community College Daily
As of August, 48 community colleges and system offices have institutional or individual memberships with the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education. Read more>>

Industry News

Inceptia shares their FAFSA Toolkit to help schools create urgency around FAFSA completion and reduce stress for students and schools by providing useful tools. Read more>>

Echo360 announced the launch of a new Groups feature to enable smarter ways to share video for student learning and success. Read more>>

2U, Inc.
2U, Inc., a provider of education technology, announced it will begin to offer a deferred tuition plan in collaboration with its partners.  Read more>>


Mile High CRE
GE Johnson, a Colorado Springs-based construction company, and The University of Wyoming, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of the new $105 million Engineering Education and Research Building. Read more>>
The future of nuclear power has long been part of the history of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read more>>

Laramie Boomerang
The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted to have the university’s administration proceed with several aspects of the work involved with constructing at least $300 million worth of dormitories in the coming years. Read more>>