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The first-of-its-kind event will be dedicated to esports and academics, and provide the tools and structure needed to help launch and advance esports programs and transform learning. Read more>>

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Access this webinar featuring a panel discussion about the CIO role in higher education, the technologies available, the unique uses of enterprise content management (ECM) and the importance of security and integration within systems of record. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick
As colleges and universities increase and expand prison education programs, educators work to ensure that instruction matches what’s offered on campus. Read more>>

Stefanie Botelho
A growing number of colleges and universities are creating vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, allergen-friendly, kosher or halal menus as part of their dining programs. Here’s how they are cooking up these options. Learn more>>

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The Fairfield Sun Times
"Aliens exist" is something that is generally accepted as an absolute truth by the select few who take the class of Richard O'Connor and Joan Bird.  Read more>>

AP via Lexington Herald Leader
The Council on Postsecondary Education says the public launch of a comprehensive data center will enable Kentuckians to track progress in the state's higher education system. Read more>>

Al Jazeera
The actress is among 17 other parents facing new charges in the largest US colleges admissions scam every uncovered. Read more>>

ABC7.com
A ribbon cutting will take place at the Olive-Harvey College campus on the Far South Side to celebrate a new permanent food pantry on campus. Read more>>

USA Today
Dig into a college football coach's contract, and you'll find all sorts of interesting perks: car, phone and moving allowances. Country club memberships, paid by the university. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

The Atlantic
We know that elite colleges aren’t the only pathway to elite careers. Yet many parents will stop at nothing to gain their children admission to these highly selective institutions. Read more>>

WBUR.org
Hampshire College has been struggling financially for years. But officials like Luis Hernandez, chair of the school's board of trustees, said things hit "crisis mode" in May 2018 when 77 fewer students enrolled than expected. Read more>>

The Buffalo News
The United States leads the world in postsecondary education. As evidence, one out of four students studying “abroad” study here, more than double the number drawn by the second and third most popular destinations (the United Kingdom and China). Read more>>

Construction Watch

Business Record
Des Moines University paid W&G McKinney Farms LLC nearly $8.5 million for 88 acres in West Des Moines where the medical school’s future campus will be located, land transaction records filed with Dallas County show. Read more>>

SILink.com
In the wake of recent power outages that forced the College of Staten Island to close the campus for extended periods of time, construction will soon begin on a new electrical substation that will replace the existing aging and outdated power system. Read more>>

KTVZ.com
The Oregon State University Board of Trustees approved spending nearly $277 million on seven remodeling, renovation and new construction projects on the university's Corvallis and Bend campuses. Read more>>

Industry News

Kaltura
Kaltura, a video technology company, announced that it has renewed its partnership with the University of Northampton to power an enhanced learning experience, through video, for its faculty and students across the University’s newly launched Waterside Campus. Read more>>

Echo360
Ohio Northern University announces partnership with higher education video platform leader to efficiently create and manage video content, reducing a critical administrative burden on staff. Read more>>