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Steven Blackburn
The NCAA plans to allow college athlete compensation off the use of their names, images and likenesses. Read more>>

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Betty Vandenbosch, UB guest columnist
There are about 40 million people who have some college experience but no degree. UB guest columnist Betty Vandenbosch, chancellor of Purdue University Global, says that if we want to solve the skills gap and at the same time benefit these people and their families, they need to finish their education. Read more>>

Jodi Helmer
Drones will help campus security officers with situational awareness, which will aid in searching for missing people, assessing traffic accidents, photographing crime scenes and mapping evacuation routes. Read more>>

Top News
The Pensylvania GI Bill is the first of its kind in the country and is now available to provide Pennsylvania National Guard members’ families with higher education funding. Read more>>

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Read this case study to learn how UCSD found a way to manage a complex multicloud environment, saving money, minimizing risk and streamlining administrative tasks. This study is complemented by a Q&A with a Nutanix executive who discusses how multicloud technology is transforming higher ed business practices. Read more>>

The Christian Science Monitor
What’s the fairest way to get at the truth in a sexual misconduct investigation? Courts, college officials, and student advocates are considering how to ensure that disciplinary hearings do more good than harm. Read more>>
The endowed chair will be named after civil rights activist and poet Audre Lorde. Read more>>

Wayne State University, an institution that serves close to 18,000 undergraduate students each year, is looking to fix this — having taken the highly unusual step for a public institution of making tuition free for any high school graduate with a Detroit address who receives admission, starting in 2020. Read more>>

The Des Moines Register
Cameron DeRoos is glad to have Iowa State University on his radar for college but already worries about how much it will cost, even though he is still has more than half of his senior year to complete at Johnston High School. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis
Eliminating student loan debt would provide a “tax-cut-like” stimulus to the economy, according to Moody’s Investors Service. Read more>>

HR Dive
From hiring the formerly incarcerated to working with teachers in disadvantaged communities, companies like Walmart and Microsoft aren't afraid to experiment. Read more>>

The Hechinger Report
The state’s TOPS scholarship program and state budget formulas handicap less-advantaged students and colleges, and it’s a national trend. Read more>>

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The program will provide opportunities for international students to access UNH's undergraduate and graduate degree programs while supporting international student success through Shorelight's technology. Read more>>

University of Arkansas
Research work often takes funding, but crowdfunding is probably an approach few researchers have considered. Did you know the University of Arkansas has its own crowdfunding platform? Read more>>

SAP Concur
 This introductory program underscores SAP Concur’s commitment to its customers and partner network and is part of a larger initiative at SAP Concur designed to drive growth for resellers who can accelerate the automation of travel and spend management capabilities globally. Read more>>

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Lincoln Journal Star
Walter "Ted" Carter Jr. is not, strictly speaking, a nontraditional candidate to become the next president of the University of Nebraska system. Read more>>
Brian Bruess sent an email to the campus community announcing he will not seek to renew his contract. Read more>>